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Part Two The Kentucky Constitution and Commentary, Distribution of the Powers of Government

From: The Kentucky State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Robert M. Ireland

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 June 2021

The powers of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them be confined to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: Those which are legislative, to one; those which are executive, to another; and those which are judicial, to another. No person, or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted. Except for minor revisions, Sections 27 and 28 contain the...
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