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Landmark regional conference in Yangon on better laws for citizens

2019-06-18T11:28:42+00:00June 17th, 2019|Post-Legislative Scrutiny, Research|

Over 600 legislators, senior civil servants and experts in democracy have come together today (17 June) to share insights into how parliaments in Asia and around the world are monitoring and reviewing laws to ensure they work effectively for citizens, at a conference in Yangon, Myanmar. Delegates have come from Myanmar and 44 other [...]

Legislative scrutiny: overview of legislative scrutiny practices in the UK, India, Indonesia and France

2020-02-13T11:38:52+00:00June 12th, 2019|Legislative Scrutiny, PDF Document, Post-Legislative Scrutiny|

Overview of legislative scrutiny practices in the UK, India, Indonesia and France6This paper highlights the procedures and practices in reviewing legislation in selected parliaments, while recognising the differences deriving from the countries’ variety of historical backgrounds, political situations and the adopted constitutional and political systems. The paper provides an overview of legislative practices in the [...]

Principles of Post-Legislative Scrutiny

2020-02-13T11:52:02+00:00July 23rd, 2018|PDF Document, PLS principles, Post-Legislative Scrutiny|

The “Principles for Post-Legislative Scrutiny by Parliament” is a policy document aimed at assisting parliaments interested in initiating or strengthening practices of Post-Legislative Scrutiny (Post-Leg). It summarises relevant practices based on lessons learned from parliaments in the UK and partner parliaments of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD).