Topics Restrictions on the armed forces

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


Limitations either on the government's use of the military, or on the actions of members of the military. For example, prohibition of domestic deployment of the military, or restrictions on the political rights of military officers.



Survey Questions

  • Are there any specific restrictions on the armed forces?