Definitions for "British constitution"
Framework for running the British government. The British constitution is unwritten, consisting of common law, acts of Parliament, and political customs and traditions.
Unlike our Constitution, the British Constitution is not one written document. The British Constitution consists of written documents, such as historic charters, court cases, and acts of Parliament and unwritten customs and practices. The written “law of the constitution” includes the Magna Carta, English Petition of Rights and the English Bill of Rights.
unwritten framework for the functioning of the British government, made up of common law, acts of Parliament and political traditions and customs.