LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
354 views
in Political Science by (51.7k points)

What are the functions of the legislature?

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (57.4k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

1. Lawmaking: The legislature enacts new laws, amends old laws and repeals unwanted laws. 

2. Deliberative: The Legislature conducts extensive discussions on matters of public importance, bills and the budget. 

3. Formulates policies: The legislature formulates domestic and foreign policy.

4. Controlling the executive: The legislature controls both the political and administrative executive, through questions, resolutions, and motions. A no-confidence motion is to express a lack of faith in and to oust the government.

5. Financial control: To enact money bills and budgets. 

6. Judicial: The judiciary can impeach the heads of state and the judges of the higher courts. 

7. Constitutional: the legislature amends the constitution. 

8. Electoral: It is part of the Electoral College that elects the head of the state. 

9. Ventilation of grievances: The legislature is a forum of complaints and formation of public opinion.

Related questions

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...