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SS1: GOVERNMENT - 2ND TERM

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  1. Types of Government Continues, Federal and Confederal Systems of Government | Week 1
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  2. Forms of Government: Presidential System of Government | Week 2
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  3. Forms of Government: Parliamentary System of Government | Week 3
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  4. Structure and Organization of Government: Legislature | Week 4
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  5. Structure and Organization of Government: Executive Content | Week 5
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  6. Structure and Organization of Government: Judiciary Content | Week 6
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  7. Basic Principles of Government: Political Participation and Political Apathy | Week 7
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  8. Basic Principles of Government: Rule of Law and Delegated Legislation | Week 8
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  9. Basic Principles of Government: Centralization and Decentralization | Week 9
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Delegated Legislation can be controlled in the following ways;

(i) Legislative Control:

(a) The Act of parliament which confers such power on non-legislative bodies is not to exceed the powers provided in such Acts.

(b) All the legislation designed through delegated powers must be approved by the legislature.

(c) Legislature can abolish any law it is convinced will limit the liberty of citizens.

(ii) Judicial Control:

The judiciary can receive and declare any delegated legislation, null and void or unconstitutional.

(iii) Administrative Control:

(a) The executive can set up a committee of enquiry to probe the activities of bodies which exercise delegated powers.

(b) The executive can set up a public complaints commission to investigate any arbitrary use of delegated power.

(iv) Public Control:

(a) The press through constructive criticism can control delegated legislation

(b) The criticism from the general public, pressure groups, and public opinion is also a form of control.

(c) Publicity: Any order or regulation made through delegated legislation must be made known to the public. The public needs to be aware of its existence for acquired persons to challenge or raise an objection.

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