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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 Quizzes
  2. Forms of Government: Presidential System of Government | Week 2
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    1 Quiz
  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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    1 Quiz
  5. Structure and Organization of Government: Executive Content | Week 5
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    1 Quiz
  6. Structure and Organization of Government: Judiciary Content | Week 6
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  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
    8 Topics
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  9. Basic Principles of Government: Centralization and Decentralization | Week 9
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The functions of the Judiciary include:

(i) Judiciary interprets laws in the state including the constitution and acts of parliament.

(ii) It punishes law offenders.

(iii) It settles disputes between aggrieved parties e.g. individuals, corporate bodies, government etc.

(iv) It reviews the actions of both the legislative and the executive through judicial review.

(v) It makes laws through judicial precedents and pronouncements.

(vi) It performs ceremonial functions e.g. the administration of oath of office.

(vii) It preserves fundamental human rights.

(viii) It compels the executive to perform its duties.

(ix) It performs administrative functions such as probating walls, management of estates in the interest of minors (children below 18 years) marriages, divorces, affidavits, oaths of office, etc.

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  1. Critically discuss functions of judiciary

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