Legal Research Reports: CORRECTION: Continuity of Legislative Activities during Emergency Situations

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The Regulation Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Continuity of Legislative Things to do during Unexpected emergency Situations.

This reviews the law of 36 overseas jurisdictions on the performing of legislatures under emergency measures, preparations in legislatures for a selected sub-team to represent a kind of “emergency parliament” with devolved powers from the entire legislature, and preparations built by national legislative bodies to be certain their perform during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the huge majority of nations around the world surveyed, legislatures have adopted preventative measures in reaction to the public emergency posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, no region surveyed has explicitly invoked the powers of an “emergency parliament” with the devolved ability from the entire legislature. Having said that, many nations around the world surveyed give a variety of other emergency powers to the legislature in moments of emergencies. 

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