GBR Lect 3

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GBR Lect 3
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  1. CONSTITUTIONS
    Legal framework for containing / organising govt.
  2. FEDERALISM
    A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and constituent political units
  3. CONSTITUTION OF AUSTRALIA
    supreme law under which the Australian Commonwealth Government operates
  4. FEDERATION ADVANTAGE
    Attempt to combine advantages of nation state (single market, external voice) with diversity &/or tradition of self government.
  5. DISADVANTAGES OF FEDERATION (3)
    • LIMITS REFORM
    • TOO MANY POLITICIANS
    • POLICY OVERLAP
  6. AFFECTS OF FEDERALISM TO BUSINESS (4)
    • INCONSISTANCIES OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AN ISSUE
    • COMPETITION BETWEEN STATES AN ADVANTAGE
    • LOCAL REP AND CLOSER RELATIONSHIPS AN ADVANTAGE
    • COSTS OF CROSS BORDER BUSINESS
  7. separation of powers
    • Legislature (parliament)
    • Executive
    • Judiciary
  8. PURPOSE OF SEPARATION OF POWERS
    Prevents concentration of power, provides for oversight
  9. legislature ROLE
    power to make laws
  10. EXECUTIVE ROLE
    power to execute and administer (introduce) laws
  11. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PARLIAMENTRY AND PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS
    • PARLIAMENTRY - Executive chosen from legislature, party/group with majority forms executive
    • PRESIDENTIAL - President elected separately from legislature

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