Basic Principles of Government

Government SSS 1 Second Term


Basic Principles of Government

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

i. Explain the meaning of the Rule of law.

ii. List basic principles.

iii. List problems of Rule of law.

iv. Explain the meaning of fundamental human rights

v. Know the origin and Importance of Human Rights

Rule of Law

It is defined as the supremacy of law over everybody in a political system. Rule of law over is also seen as a provision made by the constitution with emphasis on the supremacy of the law, equality before the law and the presence or inclusion of the principle of individual rights.

Principles of Rules of law

The following are the principles of rules of law as propounded by Professor A.V Dicey.

1. Equality: This.... View More

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