Delegation and Distribution of Powers, Vermont Constitution

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The Delegation and Distribution of Powers part of the Vermont Constitution contains five sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Governing Power

The Commonwealth or State of Vermont shall be governed by a Governor (or Lieutenant-Governor), a Senate and a House of Representatives, in manner and form following:[1]

Section 2

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Supreme Legislature Power

The Supreme Legislative power shall be exercised by a Senate and a House of Representatives.[1]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Supreme Executive Power

The Supreme Executive power shall be exercised by a Governor, or in the Governor's absence, a Lieutenant-Governor.[1]

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Judiciary

The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a unified judicial system which shall be composed of a Supreme Court, a Superior Court, and such other subordinate courts as the General Assembly may from time to time ordain and establish.[1]

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Department to be Distinct

The Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary departments, shall be separate and distinct, so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the others.[1]

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