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Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments - The Limits of Amendment Powers by Roznai, Yaniv (16th February 2017)

Part I Comparative Constitutional Unamendability, 3 Supra-constitutional Unamendability

From: Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments: The Limits of Amendment Powers

Yaniv Roznai

The previous two chapters demonstrate that the global trend is leaning towards accepting the idea of limited amendment powers, either explicitly or implicitly—limits that originate from within the constitutional order. This chapter examines limitations on constitutional amendment powers that are external to the constitutional system and above it, or in other words ‘supra-constitutional limits’. 1 The term supra-constitutional limits refers to principles or rules that might be placed above the domestic constitutional order, such as natural or supranational...
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