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The principle of checks and balances reinforces separation of powers in order to


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The principle of checks and balances reinforces separation of powers in order to

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A) protect the powers of the executive

B) make the legislature more powerful

C) prevent an unconstituional change of government

D) prevent the emergence of dictatorship


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

The principle of checks and balances reinforces separation of powers in order to prevent the emergence of dictatorship.
Anyaele (1995) maintains that the principle of checks and balances prevents the excessive use of powers by the organs of government and that it also prevents the emergence of a dictator.


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  • The principle of checks and balances reinforces separation of powers in order to prevent the emergence of dictatorship.
    Anyaele (1995) maintains that the principle of checks and balances prevents the excessive use of powers by the organs of government and that it also prevents the emergence of a dictator.

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