Federalism – Notes
Types of Federalism
Federalism is a system in which the Government power is divided between a central authority and its various constituent units.
In federal system a state government has power of its own and is not answerable to the central government.
There are two or more tiers or levels of Government The central government, the State Government and as an exception in India, a third tier or Local self government.
The judiciary has the power to interpret the constitution and the powers of the different levels of government.
There are two types of Federation; Coming Together Federation and Holding Together Federation.
Every level is a free in its own way to impose taxes and raise funds through remunerative enterprises.