Complete the text with the correct form od the verbs from the box. There is one extra verb.
( administer, control, implement, interpret, pass, punish, represent )
THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
The models od government used in the UK and the USA are based on the idea of the separation of powers.
In the UK this is the Parliament and in the USA the congress. The chief role of the legislature is to 1______ new laws. It also 2______ the budget of the country.
Executive power is vested in the president and/or prime minister and his or her cabinet. The executive is responsible for 3_____ the laws passed by the legislature and for 4_____ the country.
The courts 5_____ and apply the law; they 6_____ offenders and resolve disputes.