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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]


Yoram Rabin, Elie P Mersel, Alon Rodas

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 August 2020

Amendment or revision — Constituent assemblies — Separation of powers — Judicial review — Constitutional courts/supreme courts

Published under the direction of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 Public servants, officials, and executive agencies hold authority to take a wide variety of actions, and in general, they hold considerable power. They are also subject to a duty to maintain transparency, and to report to the public regarding their activity. 2 The government authorities are charged with the management of the country’s economy and with the maintenance of public order and security, in the name of and on behalf of the public. They are, therefore, required to respect the law, comply with it, and maintain it, and to adhere to the principles of good...
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