Flashcards in Parliamentary controls Deck (5)
What are the four types?
The parent/enabling act
The resolution procedures
The scrutiny committee
Ministerial controls over bylaws
How does the parent/enabling act give parliament control over delegated legislation?
1. It gives the power to allow the legislation to be passed as well as sets out the extent of its powers
2. If it's repealed, the legislation becomes void and its powers are removed
How do the resolution procedures give parliament control over delegated legislation?
1. Affirmative means that plmnt have to debate over the legislation so actually have to spend time discussing it and vote in both houses
2. Negative means that if the legislation is left untouched by plmnt for 40 days it must be passed
How does the scrutiny committee give parliament control over delegated legislation?
A joint SI committee monitor all SIs and point out flaws or areas for improvement but have no powers to change anything