of the Utah Constitution
is entitled Distribution of Powers
and consists of a single section.
|| Text of Section 1:
Three Departments of Government
The powers of the government of the State of Utah shall be divided into three distinct departments, the Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial; and no person charged with the exercise of powers properly belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any functions appertaining to either of the others, except in the cases herein expressly directed or permitted.