Meaning, Types and Functions of the Legislature
- Meaning of The legislative branch of government is responsible for making laws within a country. Legislatures are made up of people called legislators who, in democracies, are elected by the country’s population More
- Functions of the Legislature
What is a Legislature?
A legislature is an organ of government that enacts laws for orderliness in the state. It debates The executive, also referred to as the executive branch or executive power, is the term commonly used to describe that part of government which enforces the law and has overall responsibility... More policies (bills) and initiates its own policies. These policies when approved become laws.
What is a Bill?
A bill is a proposed law that needs to be discussed before it can become law.
In Nigeria, part of the legislature includes the The National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution. It consists of a Senate with 109 members and a... More (the Senate and House of Representatives), the State House of Assembly, and the Council.
There are two types of legislature;
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