A report on Government, Constitution and Legislature
In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislature, executive, and judiciary.- Government
In many countries, the government has a kind of constitution, a statement of its governing principles and philosophy.- Government
After that, many governments ruled by special codes of written laws.- Constitution
Some political systems follow the principle of legislative supremacy, which holds that the legislature is the supreme branch of government and cannot be bound by other institutions, such as the judicial branch or a written constitution.- Legislature
In parliamentary and semi-presidential systems of government, the executive is responsible to the legislature, which may remove it with a vote of no confidence.- Legislature
The standard model, described by the Baron de Montesquieu, involves three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial.- Constitution
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Separation of powers1 links
Separation of powers refers to the division of a state's government into branches, each with separate, independent powers and responsibilities, so that the powers of one branch are not in conflict with those of the other branches.
The typical division is into three branches: a legislature, an executive, and a judiciary, which is sometimes called the trias politica model.
Constitutions with a high degree of separation of powers are found worldwide.
Presidential system1 links
A presidential system, or single executive system, is a form of government in which a head of government, typically with the title of president, leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch in systems that use separation of powers.
These countries modeled their constitutions after that of the United States, and the presidential system became the dominant political system in the Americas.