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Primary functions of Parliament

Government is formed by the political party that received the majority of votes in the last General Election.

Parliament serves three major functions in government. It provides scrutiny and oversight of the government, examining and challenging the work of the government. It debates and passes legislation. Finally, parliament enables the government to raise or lower taxes.

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