Legislative oversight of the executive

Description
Mechanisms that allow the legislative branch to ensure that executive agencies are enforcing the laws according to the intent of the legislature. Also provides a check on the misuse or abuse of executive power.

Categories
Executive; Legislature

Survey Questions
Does the legislature have the power to interpellate members of the executive branch, or similarly, is the executive responsible for reporting its activities to the legislature on a regular basis?
Does the legislature have the power to investigate the activities of the executive branch?

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