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'''Article IV'''<ref>[http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/ar-constitution/arcart4/arcart4.htm Link by section to full text of Article IV]</ref> of the Arkansas Constitution is entitled '''Departments''' and has two sections regulating governmental bodies and their separation.   
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'''Article 4'''<ref>[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Link by section to full text of Article IV]</ref> of the Arkansas Constitution is entitled '''Departments''' and has two sections regulating governmental bodies and their separation.   
  
 
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The powers of the government of the State of Arkansas shall be divided into three distinct departments, each of them to be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to-wit: Those which are legislative, to one, those which are executive, to another, and those which are judicial, to another.
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The powers of the government of the State of Arkansas shall be divided into three distinct departments, each of them to be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to-wit: Those which are legislative, to one, those which are executive, to another, and those which are judicial, to another.<ref>[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Text of Article 4 Section 1]</ref>
  
 
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No person or collection of persons, being of one of these departments, shall exercise any power belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
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No person or collection of persons, being of one of these departments, shall exercise any power belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.<ref>[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Text of Article 4 Section 2]</ref>
  
 
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* [http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/Summary/ArkansasConstitution1874.pdf Arkansas Constitution]
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* Cash, Marie. "Arkansas Achieves Statehood.” ''Arkansas Historical Quarterly'' 2 (December 1943): 292.
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* [http://www.amazon.com/The-Arkansas-State-Constitution-Constitutions/dp/031327472X Goss, Kay C. (1993) ''The Arkansas State Constitution: A Reference Guide.'' Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.]
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* [http://civilwarhelena.com/history/constitution-of-1868/ ''Civil War Helena'', "The Constitution of 1868"]
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* [http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/40027723?uid=3739552&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21103571120491 Ledbetter, Jr., Cal, "The Constitution of 1868: Conqueror's Constitution or Constitutional Continuity?" in ''The Arkansas Historical Quarterly'']
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Article 4[1] of the Arkansas Constitution is entitled Departments and has two sections regulating governmental bodies and their separation.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Departments of Government

The powers of the government of the State of Arkansas shall be divided into three distinct departments, each of them to be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to-wit: Those which are legislative, to one, those which are executive, to another, and those which are judicial, to another.[2]

Section 2

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Separation of Departments

No person or collection of persons, being of one of these departments, shall exercise any power belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.[3]

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