Topics Removal of individual legislators

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


Procedures for removing individual members of the legislature for crimes or malfeasance. In some cases this action is taken by the legislator's chamber.





Survey Questions

  • Are there provisions for removing individual legislators?
  • Who is involved in the process for removing individual legislators?