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Government > Legal system > Legal system: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This list shows the legal systems followed by each of the countries of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland). England and Sctoland have their own separate systems, while Wales mixes English laws with their own system, and Northen Ireland has two complementary sets of laws. Out of the four countries, England is the only one without its own parliament.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
England English law
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland law and Irish land law
Scotland Scots law
Wales English law and Contemporary Welsh law

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"Countries Compared by Government > Legal system > Legal system. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wikipedia: Countries of the United Kingdom (Key facts). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Legal-system/Legal-system

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