The Law Commission is a body which was created by Parliament to review and recommend updates or improvements to the law in England and Wales.

According to their website, more than two-thirds of their recommendations are implemented.

It was created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 after it was determined that Lord Chancellors no longer had the time to focus on law reform alongisde their other responsibilities.

The Law Commission Act 2009 (c. 14) requires the Lord Chancellor to report to Parliament on the Law Commission’s activities during the year.

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