• Question 25

    Mention the powers of the Legislative Assembly.


    Powers of the Legislative Assembly:

    1. It can make laws on the subjects included in the State List and the Concurrent List.

    2. The Money Bills are moved in the Legislative Assembly only.

    3. The Legislative Assembly has full control over the executive of the State.

    4. The members of the Legislative Assembly take part in the election of the President.

    Question 26

    How does the Legislative Assembly control the Council of Ministers?


    1. The Council of Ministers in the State is responsible to the Legislative Assembly for its functions. If the Legislative Assembly passes a no-confidence motion against the Council of Ministers, it has to resign instantly.

    2. If a Money Bill is rejected by the Legislative Assembly, the Council of Ministers has to resign.
    In this way the Legislative Assembly exercises full control over the Council of Ministers in a state.

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    Question 27

    What is the relation between the Governor and the Legislative Assembly?


    Relation between the Governor and the Legislative Assembly.

    1. It is the Governor who calls the sessions of the Legislative Assembly. Again it is he who suspends it and ends the sessions.

    2. The Governor can dissolve the Legislative Assembly and arrange for new elections.

    3. The Governor addresses the Legislature and also he can send his message to it.

    4. He signs all the bills passed by the Legislative Assembly. Without his sanction, no bill can become a law.

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    Question 28

    What is the relation between the Council of Ministers and Legislative Assembly?


    Relations between the Council of Ministers and the Legislative Assembly:

    1. The Chief Minister, the head of the Council of Ministers, is the leader of the majority party in the Legislative Assembly. Other ministers too are members of the Legislative Assembly.

    2. The ministers take part in the meetings of the Legislature, move bills before it, discuss them and express their opinions.

    3. No bill can be moved in the Legislature against the will of the Council of Ministers.

    4. The sessions of the Legislature are called after the will of the Council of Ministers.

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