Executive Power

… a core term in Governance and Institutions and Atlas100

Definition

Malcolmson and Myers (reference below) define executive power as the power to administer (i.e., to execute) a law or policy.

See also Legislative Power, Judicial Power, and Reserve Power.

Atlas topic, subject, and course

Constitutional Framework (core topic) in Governance and Institutions and Atlas100 Governance and Institutions.

Source

Patrick Malcolmson and Richard Myers (2012), “The Constitution,” in The Canadian Regime: An Introduction to Parliamentary Government in Canada, 5th ed., page 13, Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified on 12 August 2016.