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Parliamentary Oversight: A Conceptual Framework

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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Abstract

In the parliamentary system of democratic governance, the executive branch is the organ exercising authority in governing the state, executing and enforcing laws and policies. Its members originate from parliament and it derives its democratic legitimacy from being able to command the confidence of parliament, the legislative branch, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

Keywords

Parliamentary oversight Types of committee Types of oversight Methods of oversight Tools of oversight 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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  1. 1.Public AdministrationUniversity of RajshahiDhakaBangladesh

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