The cabinet was presided over by the Prime Minister.
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The Constitution declared that there would be only one house of parliament known as the National Assembly and equality between the two Wings i. In case of internal or external danger he could declare a state of emergency in the country.
Origins[ edit ] Pakistan became independent of the United Kingdom inbut remained a British Dominionlike Canada and Australia, until The leading members of the government and a large number of non-Muslim members, especially from East Bengaltook a prominent part.
It aims to describe the formal structure of government in reference to origins that are traced to the administrative centralisation and legal innovations of colonial rule.