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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 | Week 5
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  6. Structure and Organization of Government: Judiciary | 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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Topic Content:

  • Meaning of Legislature
  • 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 executive 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 National Assembly (the Senate and House of Representatives), the State House of Assembly, and the Council.

There are two types of legislature;

 

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