Parliament__updated_ - Parliament Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 7...

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Parliament The Three Elements of Parliament Section 17, CA 1867: “There shall be One Parliament for Canada consisting of the Queen, an Upper House Styled the Senate, and the House of Commons.”
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Parliament The Three Elements of Parliament Queen (Crown): Dignified Commons (Lower House): Efficient Senate (Upper House): Is the role for the Senate?
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Parliament The House of Commons 1. Controls public purse Historical source of Commons’ power House grants “supply” 2. Exercises legislative power ... at least formally 3. Houses the Cabinet 4. Offers or withholds confidence
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Parliament The House of Commons “The primary purpose of the modern Parliament (i.e., Commons) is to make Cabinet accountable for its actions to Perhaps, but House also Serves as a country’s chief representative arena
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Parliament Parliament Parliament has two meanings: 1. 2. Meeting of those chambers between elections
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2010 for the course ARTS 200 taught by Professor Gill during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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