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Part Two The Indiana Constitution and Commentary, Art.III Distribution of Powers

From: The Indiana State Constitution

William P. McLauchlan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 June 2021

The powers of the Government are divided into three separate departments; the Legislative, the Executive including the Administrative, and the Judicial: and no person, charged with official duties under one of these departments, shall exercise any of the functions of another, except as in this Constitution expressly provided. This provision of the Indiana Constitution outlines the basic principle that the powers of Indiana state government are to be separated—into three branches. While the statement is not particularly striking, it explicitly articulates a...
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