Chapter 2 How Government Functions? (SIngapore Goverment (Organised in 3…
How Government Functions?
What is Govt?
Political Organisation that has the authority to formulate and make public laws, regulations for a country.
Enforce law and carry out public affairs
Made of of many sub-organisation or institutions that oversee certain areas of country. Like Defence, Home Land Security, Ministry of Health etc
People working for Government are called Civil Servant
How are Govt Formed?
People vote for their desired political party to form the Govt/
Run by individual or group by force and power. Eg North Korea
Government formed by the King or Queen or Sultan
Government formed by head of religion or religion based Government. Eg Vatican City
Election once every 5 years
Leaders are chosen by Singaporean through voting in free election. Chosen leaders served as Member of Parliament representing their constitiuency
NCMP no voting rights but MP have
Organised in 3 tier
Tier 1 - The EXECUTIVE
Responsible for planning and execution of policies.
Eg Prime Minister Office and its cabinet
Tier 2 - The LEGISLATURE
Make the lasws. Made up of the President and MPs
Tier 3 - Judiciary
Ensure LAW is carried out. Formed by the Supreme Court, High Court and State Court and other small court