Supremacy of the Parliament/Legislative and Limitations
Supremacy to the parliament can be described as the exclusive right of the parliament to make and unmake laws without external control. The parliament has ultimate power in constitutional issues with the A constitution is a set of fundamental rules that determine how a country or state is run. More.
This type exists mainly in a parliamentary system of government.
Limitations to Supremacy of the Legislative:
(i) The constitution limits the role of the parliament, referendum, and amendment procedure.
(ii) Judicial review: The Supreme court can review acts of the 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 (Once a bill has been enacted into law, it is called an act of the legislature) and declare them null and void if they contravene the provisions of the constitution.
(iii) International constraints.
(iv) Laws made by international organizations, of which the country is a member, can also limit parliamentary supremacy.
(v) Activities of interest groups/pressure groups are also a limitation.
(vi) Public opinion and the influence of the mass media is also a limitation.
(vii) The resources available in the country e.g. if the country is dependent on the countries, economically, militarily, technologically, etc.
(viii) Complexity of modern government has made it imperative for powers to be delegated to subordinate limits of government.
(ix) 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 can limit the parliament by dissolving the parliament through a vote of no confidence or A veto is an official power or right to refuse to accept or allow something. It can also be defined as a legal power to unilaterally stop an official action. In... More in a presidential system.
(x) House rules/standing orders of the House can also limit the supremacy of the legislature.
(ix) The mace limits the activities of the legislation as decisions made if the mace is absent cannot stand.
(x) Time or period also limits the supremacy of the legislature.