January 18 2012: British North America Act 1867

Monarchs wrote and applied the laws concession of

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Unformatted text preview: ’s constitution the THREE PILLARS Responsible government  ­Structuring roles and offices  ­Similar in principle  ­Responsible government shorthand for all those principles  ­Legislative power (parliament) make laws  ­Executive power (gov of the day) implement law  ­Judicial power (courts) interpret law Prior to Responsible Government  ­Complete fusion of executive and legislative powers – monarchs wrote and applied the laws  ­Concession of some legislative power...
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