What are residual powers of government?
Residual power. The power conferred on the federal parliament by s. 91 of the Constitution Act, 1867, to make laws for the “Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada.” It is residual in relation to provincial governments as it is specifically limited to matters not assigned to the provincial legislatures.
A residuary power is a power which is retained by a governmental authority after certain powers have been delegated to other authorities. There are 3 lists according to which the government distributes its powers which are: 1)Union List. 2)Concurrent List. 3)State List.
- residual-power. Noun. (plural residual powers) (law) Power that is retained by the government after other powers were distributed to other authorities in the course of elections or by the process of delegation.
- Definition of Exclusive Powers. There are certain powers that only the state governments have (reserved powers), and there are certain powers that only the national government has (exclusive powers). The Constitution of the United States spells out the exclusive powers of the federal government.
- When the Australian Constitution came into effect of 1 January 1901, the power of the states to make laws was broken up so that some powers were: transferred to the Commonwealth (Australian Parliament) – exclusive powers of the Commonwealth. shared by the Commonwealth and the states – concurrent powers.
The Concurrent List or List-III(Seventh Schedule) is a list of 52 items (though the last item is numbered 47) given in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India.It includes the power to be considered by both the central and state government.
- The State List or List-II is a list of 59 items (Initially there were 66 items in the list) in Schedule Seven to the Constitution of India. The legislative section is divided into three lists: Union List, State List and Concurrent List.
- Twenty two Indian languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Kannada, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu are included in the Eighth Schedule.
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Article 248 (2) of the Constitution of India says that the Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in list II and III. Such power shall include the power of making any law imposing a tax not mentioned in either of those lists.
Updated: 2nd October 2019