Friday, 7 September 2018

Questions about the Laws of Government.

How do people make laws?
A proposal for a new Law or a change to an existing one is called a bill (see Bills and laws). A bill can only become a law if it is passed by a majorette in the House of Representatives. The bill must be agreed by both chambers, and given by the Royal Governor-General.

How long does it take to make laws?
It may take weeks or even months for just one  bill to be passed through Parliament. However, an urgent bill can be passed in a matter of days. About 200 bills are even passed into Parliament each year and about 90 per cent are passed into law.

Who is the leader of new Zealand?
The Prime Minister. (Jacinda Ardern)After an election, the parliamentary party or coalition of parties with the support of the majority of members elected to the House of Representatives forms the government.

Why do we need laws?
As citizens we respect the laws because they are clearly meant to be obeyed and fairly enforced. Everyone is held accountable to the same laws, and those laws protect our fundamental rights.

What laws do we have?
There are 4 main types of law, criminal, civil, common and statute. ... In this first task I will explain briefly each one: Criminal Law: This is the kind of law that the police enforce. Murder, assault, robbery and rape are all included within the boundaries of criminal law.

The 3 branches of Government?
Our government have three parts. They are the Executive, (President and about 5,000,000 workers)Legislative (Senate and House of Representatives) and Judicial (Supreme Court and lower Courts).

How can a bill become a law?
If two-thirds of the Representatives and Senators support the bill, the President's veto is overridden and the bill becomes a law. Do nothing (pocket veto)—if Congress is in session, the bill automatically becomes law after 10 days. If Congress is not in session, the bill does not become a law.

What is the major purpose of laws?
The law serves many purposes and functions in society. Four principal purposes and functions are establishing standards, maintaining order, resolving disputes, and protecting liberties and rights. The law is a guidepost for minimally acceptable behavior in society.

Why are rules and laws important?

The law is important for a society for it serves as a norm of conduct for citizens. ... The law is important because it acts as a guideline as to what is accepted in society. Without it there would be conflicts between social groups and communities.

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