Article II, Illinois Constitution

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Illinois Constitution
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Article II of the Illinois Constitution is entitled The Powers of the State. Article II declares some principles regarding the powers of the state government and of its parts in relation to one another. These fundamental principles had long been established in American and Illinois constitutional law, but are stated in the Illinois Constitution

for the sake of completeness.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Separation of Powers

The legislative, executive and judicial branches are separate. No branch shall exercise powers properly belonging to another.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Powers of Government

The enumeration in this Constitution of specified powers and functions shall not be construed as a limitation of powers of state government.

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