Subsidiary unit government

Description
Specifies the competencies of the governments of the subsidiary units in a federal system.

Categories
Federalism

Keywords
departments; districts; provinces; regions; states

Survey Questions
What is the name given to the subsidiary units?
Do the subsidiary units have lawmaking power?
Is the federal government or subsidiary unit the residual lawmaker?
Which organs of the subsidiary units have lawmaking power?
Do the subsidiary units have the power to levy taxes?
Does the constitution specify a plan for revenue sharing between the national government and the subsidiary units?
What are the criteria or formula used to determine the share of revenue distributed to the subsidiary unit?
Besides the power to tax, what powers are assigned to the subsidiary unit?
Do the subsidiary units have their own executive (such as a governor)?
How are subsidiary unit executives selected?
Do the subsidiary units have their own independent legislatures?
How are members of subsidiary unit legislatures selected?

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