Supremacy of the Constitution

Civic Education JSS 3 First Term


Supremacy of the Constitution

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Explain the meaning of supremacy of the constitution

2. Explain why the constitution is supreme


1. Supremacy of the constitution

- Only one constitution for the country

2. The provision applies to all states and individuals uniformly

Supremacy of the Constitution

Supremacy of the Constitution is a doctrine whereby the constitution is the supreme law of the land and all the State organs including Parliament and State Legislatures are bound by it. They must act within the limits laid down by the Constitution.

Only one constitution for the country

The constitution of a country is a set of rules regulating the powers of its government and the rights and duties of its citizens. Many.... View More

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