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Distribution of powers between federal and local governments in Iraq

Alsamee, Esraa Mahmood Badr and Abdul Wahab, Harlida and Yusof, Yuhanif (2016) Distribution of powers between federal and local governments in Iraq. The Social Sciences, 11 (13). pp. 3490-3494. ISSN 1818-5800

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The distribution of powers between the federal government and local governments forms one of the most important characteristics of the federal system compared with other systems.Distribution process of powers has a great importance in ensuring the achievement of equality and parity among the constituent units of the federal state according to the constitution.This current paper highlights the distribution of powers in a federal system in Iraq under the constitution of 2005, accompanied by deficiencies in the constitutional provisions. After the fall of political regime in 2003, Iraq adopted federalism under the constitution of 2005. However, there are problems in the distribution of powers under this constitution such as lack of clarity and overlap in powers. The data had been collected through secondary sources, examining the contribution of the scholars in this field had been attained. A conclusion and implications of the study are presented accordingly.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Constitution, power, federalism, federal government, local government
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Dr. Harlida Abdul Wahab
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 04:49
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 04:49
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21634

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