The Constitution

A Written Constitution

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Pointer Page 1 Preamble
Pointer Page 2 The People
Pointer Page 3 The Commonwealth
Pointer Page 4 The Legislature (Sections 1, 2, & 3)
Pointer Page 5 The Legislature (Sections 4, 5, 6 & 7)
Pointer Page 6 The Executive
Pointer Page 7 The President (Sections 1 & 2)
Pointer Page 8 The President (Sections 3, 4 & 5)
Pointer Page 9 The The Judiciary

Part 4. The Executive.

1. Executive powers of state shall be vested in the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, which shall be composed of no fewer than ten and no more than twenty-five of the chief ministers of state. The Prime Minister shall be nominated by the House of Representatives and be appointed by the President. Other ministers of the government shall be nominated by the Prime Minister from among the members of the House of Representatives and be appointed by the President. The President shall be required to resign the office of Prime Minister if a majority of the members of the House of Representatives affirms by vote that he or she has lost the confidence of that Chamber.

2. The Prime Minister and all other ministers of state shall be responsible to the House of Representatives for the exercise of executive powers and for the management of the departments of state. All ministers of state may be required to make reports to the House and shall be required to answer the questions of members of the House.

3. The Prime Minister shall be required to provide the President with such information on matters of state as the President may require.

4. The Prime Minister shall have a right to address both Chambers of Parliament.

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