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JSS3: CIVIC EDUCATION - 1ST TERM

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The supremacy of the constitution simply means that the law of the land is above every citizen, no one should consider himself or herself higher than or above the law of the land. The law is applicable to all individuals in the country, no matter his or her social status, position, class, sex in the country.       

The supremacy of the constitution means that things are done according to the law. The law is no respecter of persons. The supremacy of the constitution can also be referred to as constitutional supremacy.

Constitution supremacy is a doctrine whereby the constitution is supreme, and the government rules in accordance with the constitution. The power of the government and the people is limited by the constitution.

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