• THE LEGISLATURE
    GOVERNMENT

    THE LEGISLATURE

    The major function of the legislature as one of the organs of government is law making. It is also the centre of discussions about policies, programmes and ideas and the place where important decisions are made. The legislature is often referred to as the parliament, National Assembly and in some countries it may be called the Congress as in the U.S.A and in other countries, the Chamber of Deputies. Countries with one legislative body are said to have unicameral legislature, whereas, those with two legislative bodies have bicameral legislature. For example in U.S.A. and NIGERIA there are two Houses; House of Senate and House of Representatives. In Britain, the two…

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