Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Does the Executive have power to criminalise or decriminalise any act?

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THE QUESTION OF THE DAY?

The principle of the separation of powers which is applied by the Constitution of the Gambia does not give power to the executive to have original jurisdiction to make laws. The executive could only propose. It is the National Assembly that make the laws. Foroyaa will examine the law making powers of the National Assembly in our Monday edition.

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