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Ministerial Responsibility (in Canada 

The principle which holds that ministers must be answerable to Parliament for the way in which the powers assigned through statute are being used.

d’Ombrain, Nicholas. 2007. “Ministerial Responsibility and the Machinery of Government." Canadian Public Administration. 50 (2): 195-217, p. 198-199.)


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