Organs of Government(Legislature)

Government SSS 1 First Term


Organs of Government

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

  i. Meaning of Legislative.

 ii. Types of Legislature.

iii. Functions of legislature

Meaning of Legislature

This is the centre of discussions about policies, programs, ideas and the place where important decisions are made. This comprises of senators and representatives.

Types of Legislature

1. Bicameral Legislature

This is defined as a process or act of carrying out legislative functions by the two chambers in a country. These are the lower chamber and the upper chamber.

2. Unicameral Legislature

This is the existence of one legislative chamber in a country.

Functions of the Legislature

1. Lawmaking

2. Financial control

3. Powers.... View More

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