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The role of the separation of powers and the parliamentary budget setting processes

@inproceedings{Sloane2014TheRO,
  title={The role of the separation of powers and the parliamentary budget setting processes},
  author={Michael D. Sloane},
  year={2014}
}
The complex division of power between parliament and the executive concerning the finances of the state is a defining feature of Westminster-derived systems of government. The executive must obtain the consent of parliament for both the levying of taxes and the appropriation of funds, and this fact is fundamental to the influence of parliament over government. As White and Hollingsworth explain: In the British constitutional tradition, the 'power of the purse' is central to the ability of… Expand
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