From policy to law
Catalogue no: 0501
Source/Credit line: Parliamentary Education Office (www.peo.gov.au)
This diagram illustrates the role of executive government in turning policy into law.
- The executive government decides policy then drafts and introduces bills to the Parliament.
- Bills are considered by the Parliament.
- If passed by the Parliament, the bills are approved by the Governor-General.
- Bills become Acts of Parliament and therefore laws, which are administered by government departments.
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