Журнал Viche 2009 №13

№13, 2009

Constitutional and Legal Forms of Lobbying in the Law Creation Process of Great Britain

Based on age-old legal traditions and customs British constitutionalism together with “unwritten” Constitution, unique parliamentary procedures and impressive civilized co-operation between power and opposition can be a good example for Ukraine as for borrowing constitutional and legal mechanisms of bringing public in the development of legal acts within the framework of the institute of lobbying which national law creation process lacks. Therefore the purpose of this article is a study of constitutional and legal forms of lobbying in the law creation process of Great Britain with the prospect of borrowing some of its elements for national legal ground.

The sphere of British lobbying has experienced the period of active growth lately. Its annual turnover is over 500 million pounds sterling.