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Question

The concept of delegated legislation is often criticised for all but one of the following reasons?

Options

A) it may lead to abuse of the powers

B) for reasons of sheer ignorance on legislative substance and procedure

C) for reasons of expertise rule making on specific subject matters

D) it is a clear violation of the separation of powers concept

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Delegated Legislation is supported largely because certain specialist idea is needed for the purpose of rule making on areas upon which the legislature may not have sufficient knowledge and skill in. Example, the INEC is empowered to make election guidelines and regulations aside the Electoral Act and in furtherance of its duties.


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  • Delegated Legislation is supported largely because certain specialist idea is needed for the purpose of rule making on areas upon which the legislature may not have sufficient knowledge and skill in. Example, the INEC is empowered to make election guidelines and regulations aside the Electoral Act and in furtherance of its duties.

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