chapter  XII
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DICEY'S THEORY OF THE CONVENTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION AS APPLIED TO THE POWER OF DISSOLUTION

AN unsatisf:. actory feature of Dicey's work on the Constin tution is his treatment of the 'conventions' of the Constitution. In the earlier part of his work he distinguished between the enforceable rules of the Constitution and 'the conventions of the Constitution' or constitutional morality; The latter set of rules consists of

As he points out, 'some are as important as any laws, though some may be trivial, as may also be the case with a genuine law.'2