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Constitution of Jordan – 3: Powers: General Provisions

CHAPTER THREE

POWERS: GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 24

(i) The Nation is the source of all powers.

(ii) The Nation shall exercise its powers in the manner prescribed by the present Constitution.

Article 25

The Legislative Power shall be vested in the National Assembly and the King. The National Assembly shall consist of a Senate and a Chamber of Deputies.

Article 26

The Executive Power shall be vested in the King, who shall exercise his powers through his Ministers in accordance with the provisions of the present Constitution.

Article 27

The Judicial Power shall be exercised by the courts of law in their varying types and degrees. All judgements shall be given in accordance with the law and pronounced in the name of the King.

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