Eliminating the Power of the No-Confidence Vote from Wolesi Jirga (the House of People): How Comparison of Approaches in South Africa and the United States could Inform Changes to Afghanistan's Law on Removal of Government Officers

Author:Fazal K. Lalamwal
Position::Kandahar University, Pakistan
Pages:473-509
SUMMARY

Afghanistan has a presidential system of government, in which the President exercises his or her powers as head of the state over all three branches. Consistent with this structure, the Constitution grants the authority to the Lower House of the Afghan National Council (Parliament) to use no-confidence votes against key officials and ministers. This power of the no-confidence vote of the House of ... (see full summary)


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