Key Principles of French Laws & Regulations


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The process by which the two houses of Parliament takes turn reading each other's versions of a bill in the hope of reaching a compromise is called _____.

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1. Complete the following legal hierarchy: Constitution, European Law, _____.

2. _____ is an order issued unilaterally by the French President.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of the French laws and regulations. You will be quizzed on the French government structure and legislative process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How laws are made in France
  • Hierarchy of laws in France
  • Types of French law
  • Branches of French government

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the French government and legislative process
  • Making connections - understand how laws are made in France
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding French laws and regulations

Additional Learning

To learn more about the French government and how it makes laws, review the corresponding lesson titled Key Principles of French Laws & Regulations. This lesson will help you:

  • Know the French branches of government
  • Understand the French legislative process
  • Identify different types of French law and which are more important
  • Distinguish between acts of parliament and presidential decrees