... The Separation of Powers Style: MLA Language Style: English (U.K Pages: 10 Answer: The separation of powers is constitutional principle designed to ensure that the functions, personnel and powers of the major institutions of the state are not concentrated in any one body. It is a doctrine, which is fundamental to the organisation of a state-and to the concept of constitutionalism - in so far as it prescribes the appropriate allocation of powers, and the limits of those powers, to differing institutions. In any state, three essential bodies exist: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary1 [Constitutional and Administrative Law Pg 105]
The essence of the doctrine is that government power sh...