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SS1: GOVERNMENT - 2ND TERM

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  1. Types of Government Continues, Federal and Confederal Systems of Government | Week 1
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  2. Forms of Government: Presidential System of Government | Week 2
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  3. Forms of Government: Parliamentary System of Government | Week 3
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  4. Structure and Organization of Government: Legislature | Week 4
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  5. Structure and Organization of Government: Executive | Week 5
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  6. Structure and Organization of Government: Judiciary | Week 6
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  7. Basic Principles of Government: Political Participation and Political Apathy | Week 7
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  8. Basic Principles of Government: Rule of Law and Delegated Legislation | Week 8
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  9. Basic Principles of Government: Centralization and Decentralization | Week 9
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  • Meaning of Rule of Law
  • Principles of Rule of Law

What is Rule of Law?

Rule of Law is the supremacy of law over and above the rulers and the ruled in a state. It is the supremacy of the law as administered by the ordinary court against all arbitrariness in a state.

This political theory was first propounded by Professor A.V. Dicey, in the year 1885, in his book titled “Introduction to the Law of the Constitution.

It can simply be defined as a Fundamental principle that emphasizes the supremacy of law, equality before the law, and protection of fundamental human rights.

Principles of Rule of Law:

Among the principles of Rule of Law, three are basic or very essential:

 

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