Argue the case for delegated legislation
Case for delegated legislation
Delegated legislation is the law formed by subordinate bodies or institutions allowing parliaments delegated power to them also known as subsidiary or indirect legislation.
It has the following reasons/advantages;
- Compensation of lost parliamentary time:
Since members of parliament are generally busy, law making time not made use of by parliament is made use of by the delegates when they make law.
If law is urgently required, the same may be made by a Governmental Minister or Professional body delegates are responsive to urgent needs.
It is relatively easy to make and unmake delegated legislation. Delegates are not f generally subjects are not generally subjected to rigid and binding procedures.
- Technicality of subject matter
By delegating legislative power, rules and regulations are made by experts in the particular field. Delegates are free to consult experts on various issues.