Constitutional Fiats: Presidential Legislation in India's Parliamentary Democracy
The article presents information on the presidential legislation of the parliamentary democracies, India and Pakistan. It discusses the role of the President acting as the Council of Ministers for the enactment of legislations as ordinances without the consent of the Parliament. Information on the legal interpretation of the ordinances and its interaction with the principles of the parliamentary system of the government is also presented.
Presidential administrations, Democracy, cabinet system, legislative bodies, India
Asian Studies | Constitutional Law | Law and Society | Legislation
Law, Society and Governance
Columbia Journal of Asian Law
Constitutional Fiats: Presidential Legislation in India's Parliamentary Democracy. (2010). Columbia Journal of Asian Law. 24, (1), 1-61. Research Collection School Of Law.
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