Separation of Power in Presidential / Parliamentary System of Government
(i) In the Presidential system of government, the legislature makes laws, the executive implements the law and the judiciary interprets the law.
(ii) No individual or organ of government combines the functions and powers of other organs of government.
(iii) Each organ of government does not interfere with the functions of the other two organs.
(iv) There is the operation of checks and balances.
(v) No single individual takes up membership of more than one organ of government.
Separation of Power in Parliamentary System of Government:
(i) There is no strict separation of powers in a cabinet system rather what exists is a fusion of power.
(ii) Individuals can operate in two or more organs of government.
(iii) Members of the executive are part of the legislature
(iv) In Britain, the Lord Chancellor who is the head of the judicial organ of government is also a member of the legislature and the executive.