(3) Purpose of a constition

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A level Governing the UK - 2C (The Constitution) Mind Map on (3) Purpose of a constition, created by Marcus Danvers on 09/11/2013.

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(3) Purpose of a constition
1 Provides Legitimacy to those in power
1.1 It can give the non demotic states appearance of legality
2 Protect freedom
2.1 They restrain the behaviour of those in office and define and limits of their powers.
3 Encourage governmental stability
3.1 They introduce a degree of order and predictability into government arrangements
4 Draws attention to the Goals and values that characterise a particular state.
4.1 a commitment to the rights of man
5 Set out the relative spheres of influence of the central and regional tiers of government. In countries which have a federal system
5.1 US. Each state will also have its own constitution
6 Can help create a fresh start, especially after a war or defeated regime
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