laws made by a lawmaking body, such as Parliament or Congress Tenants have additional rights under the new legislation.
- The proposed legislation is unpopular.
- Courts are often asked to interpret legislation.
- Parliament recently passed securities market legislation based on the EU Directive.
- In common law countries, such as the UK or US, law is made in the form of both legislation, passed by the legislature, the law-making body, and case law, which is created through interpretation by courts.
- In most other countries, law is only made by the legislature.