Types and Characteristics of Government

Government SSS 1 First Term


Types and Characteristics of Government

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

 i. Meaning of Unitary government.

 ii. Characteristics.

iii. Advantages and disadvantages

Unitary System of government

Unitary government may be defined as the type of government in which all powers and authorities of a state are concentrated in a central government.

Characteristics of Unitary government

1. Delegation of function is done by the central government

2. Constitution used is not rigid

3. Source of power is the central government

4. Strong central government

5. No constitutional division of power

6. The system is easy to practice in a.... View More

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