Types and characteristics of Government (Contd.)

Government SSS 1 First Term


Types and characteristics of Government (Contd.)

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

 i. Parliamentary System of Government.

ii. Presidential System of Government.

iii. Comparison of the parliamentary system of government

      and presidential systems of government

Parliamentary System of government

This is defined as a system of government in which the head of state is distinct from the government. The head of state is the maybe the Queen/ President and the head of government is the Prime minister.

Characteristics of the Parliamentary System of government

1. The head of state is different from the head of government.

2. The prime minister runs the affairs of government with the ministers

3. There is collective responsibility

4. The head of state.... View More

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