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Stephen Zamora, José Ramón Cossio, Leonel Pereznieto, Jose Roldan Xopa, Instituto Tecnologico Automomo de Mexico, Derece, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, and David Lopez

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199288489

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.001.0001

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Executive and Legislative Powers

Executive and Legislative Powers

Chapter:
(p.132) 5 Executive and Legislative Powers
Source:
Mexican Law
Author(s):

Stephen Zamora

José RamlóN CossíO

Lenone Pereznieto

José Roldá n-Xopa

David Lopez

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0005

This chapter provides an overview of the Mexican governmental system. It focuses on presidencialismo, a term that applies both to the previously unbridled and still significant power of the executive branch, and to the personal power of the Mexican President himself. An understanding of presidencialismo is essential to an appreciation of the Mexican approach to the separation of powers. The chapter begins by looking at the constitutional model, the normative skeleton on which Mexican presidencialismo was constructed. It then analyses the legal and political bases of presidencialismo, and the dramatic changes that have occurred in recent years to shift the balance of the executive and legislative power.

Keywords:   Mexican government, presidencialismo, Mexican President, executive power, legislative power

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