Topics Powers of cabinet

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Matters on which the executive’s ministers have the power to act. These powers are often expressed in very general terms, but in some cases additional powers are enumerated for exercise in particular contexts.




government; ministers

Survey Questions

  • What specific powers are granted to the cabinet?