Which one of the following statements best reflects the Chief purpose of the ‘Constitution’ of a country?
(a) It determines the objective for the making of necessary laws.
(b) It enables the creation of political offices and a government.
(c) It defines and limits the powers of government.
(d) It secures social justice, social equality and social security.
- first function of a constitution is to provide a set of basic rules that allow for minimal coordination amongst members of a society.
- The second function of a constitution is to specify who has the power to make decisions in a society. It decides how the government will be constituted
- o the third function of a constitution is to set some limits on what a government can impose on its citizens. These limits are fundamental in the sense that government may never trespass them