Legislative Assembly


Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Legislative activity

Number of laws adopted by parliament, per year
46 (2012)
See historical data for this field.

Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State In some countries, the Constitution foresees that legislation adopted by parliament must be signed into law by the Head of State. If so, the Head of State may, for example, have the power to veto the legislation, return it to parliament, or submit it to another body such as a constitutional court.
Source Legal documents that stipulate parliament's role.
Constitution, clause 60
Not applicable. The Head of State cannot decline to give assent to legislation adopted by parliament
Existence of a procedure to introduce emergency legislation
Not applicable. There is no procedure to introduce emergency legislation.