10 - Legislative process for the progress of a bill through...

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Legislative process for the progress of a bill through Parliament. Legislative Process: A bill is a proposal for a new law or a change to an existing law, to be considered by Parliament. One a bill has successfully been through the legislative process it is referred to as an act of parliament or legislation. The act becomes a law on the day of enactment. The majority of legislation is put forward by the govt. as a result of cabinet decisions. Other influences on legislative policy include approaches by pressure & interest groups, the media, trade unions etc. Role of Cabinet: Cabinet plays an important role in the legislative process. Its meetings determine the law making policies of the govt. & the order in which proposed changes in the law will be presented to Parliament. Most law reform is initiated through parliamentary ministers, who take advice from their departments & law reform bodies about required changes in the law. It will officially endorse legislation to be introduced by govt implementing govt. policies.
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