Separation of powers
2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
Constitutional Law, 5/e$75.00 – $120.00
The division of the functions of government into executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
The Laws of Government, 2/e
The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy$56.00 – $89.60
The partition of legal powers between branches of government, most often categorized as the legislature, the executive and the judiciary.