Federal constitution

Filed Under: Constitutional Law

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A constitution, such as Canada’s, which prescribes a government based on the federal principle; that is, sovereignty is divided between two orders of government (central and regional), with each level of government restricted to the areas of jurisdiction assigned to it, and neither able to control or direct the activities of the other.

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