Topics Restrictions on minister of defense

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.

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Qualifications that an individual must meet in order to serve as the minister of defense. Particularly concerned with whether the minister is required to be, or prohibited from being, a member of the military.



Survey Questions

  • Are there any restrictions on the minister of defense?