Article III, Maine Constitution

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Maine Constitution
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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.

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.

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