Government and Politics - Constitution

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The Constituiton

Constituiton: A set of principles, which may be written or unwritten, that establishes the distribution of power within a political system, the relationships between political institutions, the limits of government juridiction, the rights of citizens and the methods

Codified Consstituion

Codificaition: The process of setting out a constitution in an organised way in a single document.

Codified constitutions have a single source.

Codification of a constitution usually happens after a significant turning point in a countries

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