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The powers of this government shall be divided into 3 distinct departments, the legislative, executive and judicial.
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The powers of this government shall be divided into 3 distinct departments, the legislative, executive and judicial.<ref name="me">[http://janus.state.me.us/legis/const/ ''Maine.gov'', "Constitution of the State of Maine", accessed March 28, 2014]</ref>
 
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'''To Be Kept Separate'''
 
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No person or persons, belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except in the cases herein expressly directed or permitted.
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==Amendments==
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* [[Maine Repeal of Poll Tax and Military Service Exemption, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 (1978)]], which was approved on [[Maine 1978 ballot measures|November 7, 1978]].
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==See also==
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* [[List of amendments to the Maine Constitution]]
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* [[State constitution]]
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* [[Constitutional article]]
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* [[Constitutional amendment]]
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* [[Constitutional revision]]
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* [[Constitutional convention]]
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* [[Amendment|Amendments]]
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** [[Initiated constitutional amendment]]
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** [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]
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** [[Publication requirements for proposed state constitutional amendments]]
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** [[Rules about constitutional conventions in state constitutions]]
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** [[State constitutional articles governing state legislatures]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/const/ Maine Constitution]
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* [http://janus.state.me.us/legis/const/ ''Maine.gov'', "Constitution of the State of Maine"]
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/const.htm ''Maine.gov'', "Enacted Constitutional Amendments from 1911 - Present"]
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* [http://www.maine.gov/legis/lawlib/const1820.pdf ''Maine.gov'', "Constitution of the State of Maine 1820"]
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* [http://maineanencyclopedia.com/constitution-maine/ ''Maine: An Encyclopedia'', "Constitution, Maine"]
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://books.google.com/books?id=QMxoAgAAQBAJ&dq=The+Maine+State+Constitution++Marshall+J.+Tinkle&source=gbs_navlinks_s Tinkle, Marshall J. (2013). ''The Maine State Constitution'', New York, New York: Oxford University Press]
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* Palmer, Kenneth T. and Marcus LiBrizzi. (1989). "Development of the Maine Constitution: The Long Tradition, 1819-1988." ''Maine Historical Society Quarterly''
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* [http://books.google.com/books?id=AEoWAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA719&lpg=PA719&dq=maine+constitution&source=bl&ots=wWiaM7Z_q0&sig=8JvBBdPPFPAiOuCxeffzi0TVplk&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result#PPA721,M1 Hatch, Louis Clinton (1919). ''Maine: A History'', New York, New York: The American Historical Society]  
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 13:41, 21 April 2014

Maine Constitution
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Preamble
Articles
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Article III of the Maine Constitution is entitled Distribution of Powers and consists of two sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Powers Distributed

The powers of this government shall be divided into 3 distinct departments, the legislative, executive and judicial.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

To Be Kept Separate

No person or persons, belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except in the cases herein expressly directed or permitted.[1]

Amendments

See also

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External links

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Additional reading

References