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Call # KKW2070 .F48 2005
Author Fleiner-Gerster, Thomas, 1938-
Title Swiss constitutional law / Thomas Fleiner, Alexander Misic, Nicole Töpperwein
Imprint The Hague : Kluwer Law International ; Berne : Stæmpfli Publishers, c2005
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Descript. 306 p. : maps, ports ; 24 cm
Note "This book was originally published as a monograph in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws/Constitutional Law"
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Constitutional law -- Switzerland
Alt Author Fleiner-Gerster, Thomas, 1938-
Misic, Alexander
Töpperwien, Nicole
OCLC # 61321214
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Outline of Swiss constitutional history21
Ch. 2The foundations of the Swiss political system25
Ch. 3State territory31
Ch. 4Population (demographic data)36
Ch. 5Selected bibliography40
Pt. ISources of constitutional law43
Ch. 1Treaties43
Ch. 2Constitution46
Ch. 3Legislation50
Ch. 4Jurisprudence52
Ch. 5Customary law53
Ch. 6Administrative ordinances and orders54
Ch. 7Interpretation and publication55
Pt. IIState organization59
Ch. 1General59
Ch. 2The people60
Ch. 3The legislature73
Ch. 4The executive82
Ch. 5The judiciary88
Pt. IIIThe state and its subdivisions101
Ch. 1Switzerland as a federal state101
Ch. 2The cantons120
Ch. 3The municipalities134
Pt. IVCitizenship and the administration of justice145
Ch. 1Rules concerning citizenship and relevance of citizenship145
Ch. 2Fundamental rights and freedoms153
Ch. 3Constitutional problems of minorities189
Ch. 4Legal position of aliens196
Ch. 5Judicial control of administrative action201
Pt. VSpecific problems217
Ch. 1War, treaty, and foreign affairs powers217
Ch. 2Taxing power, financial equalization and spending power224
Ch. 3The constitutional relationship between religion and state228