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Government > Basis of executive legitimacy: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Basis of executive legitimacy.

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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Presidency is independent of legislature
Albania Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Algeria Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Andorra Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Angola Presidency is independent of legislature
Antigua and Barbuda Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Argentina Presidency is independent of legislature
Armenia Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Australia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Austria Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Azerbaijan Presidency is independent of legislature
Bahrain Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Bangladesh Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Barbados Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Belarus Presidency is independent of legislature
Belgium Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Belize Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Benin Presidency is independent of legislature
Bhutan Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Bolivia Presidency is independent of legislature
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Botswana Presidency and ministry are subject to parliamentary confidence
Brazil Presidency is independent of legislature
Brunei All authority vested in absolute monarch
Bulgaria Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Burkina Faso Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Burma Presidency is independent of legislature
Burundi Presidency is independent of legislature
Cambodia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Cameroon Presidency is independent of legislature
Canada Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Cape Verde Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Central African Republic Presidency is independent of legislature
Chad Presidency is independent of legislature
Chile Presidency is independent of legislature
China Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Colombia Presidency is independent of legislature
Comoros Presidency is independent of legislature
Costa Rica Presidency is independent of legislature
Croatia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Cuba Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Cyprus Presidency is independent of legislature
Czech Republic Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Democratic Republic of the Congo Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Denmark Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Djibouti Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Dominica Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Dominican Republic Presidency is independent of legislature
East Timor Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Ecuador Presidency is independent of legislature
Egypt No constitutionally-defined basis to current regime
El Salvador Presidency is independent of legislature
Equatorial Guinea Presidency is independent of legislature
Eritrea Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Estonia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Ethiopia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Federated States of Micronesia Presidency and ministry are subject to parliamentary confidence
Fiji No constitutionally-defined basis to current regime
Finland Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
France Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Gabon Presidency is independent of legislature
Georgia Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Germany Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Ghana Presidency is independent of legislature
Greece Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Grenada Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Guatemala Presidency is independent of legislature
Guinea Presidency is independent of legislature
Guinea-Bissau Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Guyana Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Haiti Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Holy See (Vatican City) All authority vested in absolute monarch
Honduras Presidency is independent of legislature
Hungary Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Iceland Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
India Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Indonesia Presidency is independent of legislature
Iran Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Iraq Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Ireland Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Israel Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Italy Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Jamaica Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Japan Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Jordan Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Kazakhstan Presidency is independent of legislature
Kenya Presidency is independent of legislature
Kiribati Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Kosovo Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Kuwait Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Kyrgyzstan Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Laos Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Latvia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Lebanon Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Lesotho Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Liberia Presidency is independent of legislature
Libya Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Liechtenstein Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Lithuania Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Luxembourg Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Madagascar Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Malawi Presidency is independent of legislature
Malaysia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Maldives Presidency is independent of legislature
Mali Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Malta Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Marshall Islands Presidency and ministry are subject to parliamentary confidence
Mauritania Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Mauritius Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Mexico Presidency is independent of legislature
Moldova Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Monaco Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Mongolia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Montenegro Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Morocco Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Mozambique Presidency is independent of legislature
Namibia Presidency is independent of legislature
Nauru Presidency and ministry are subject to parliamentary confidence
Nepal Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Netherlands Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
New Zealand Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Nicaragua Presidency is independent of legislature
Niger Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Nigeria Presidency is independent of legislature
North Korea Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Norway Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Oman All authority vested in absolute monarch
Pakistan Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Palau Presidency is independent of legislature
Palestine Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Panama Presidency is independent of legislature
Papua New Guinea Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Paraguay Presidency is independent of legislature
Peru Presidency is independent of legislature
Philippines Presidency is independent of legislature
Poland Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Portugal Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Qatar All authority vested in absolute monarch
Republic of Macedonia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Republic of the Congo Presidency is independent of legislature
Romania Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Russia Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Rwanda Presidency is independent of legislature
Saint Kitts and Nevis Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Saint Lucia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Samoa Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
San Marino Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Saudi Arabia All authority vested in absolute monarch
Senegal Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Serbia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Seychelles Presidency is independent of legislature
Sierra Leone Presidency is independent of legislature
Singapore Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Slovakia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Slovenia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Solomon Islands Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Somalia Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
South Africa Presidency and ministry are subject to parliamentary confidence
South Korea Presidency is independent of legislature
South Sudan Presidency is independent of legislature
Spain Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Sri Lanka Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Sudan Presidency is independent of legislature
Suriname Presidency is independent of legislature
Swaziland All authority vested in absolute monarch
Sweden Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Switzerland Presidency is independent of legislature
Syria Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Taiwan Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Tajikistan Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Tanzania Presidency is independent of legislature
Thailand Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
The Bahamas Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
The Gambia Presidency is independent of legislature
Togo Presidency is independent of legislature
Tonga Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
Trinidad and Tobago Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Tunisia Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
Turkey Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Turkmenistan Presidency is independent of legislature
Tuvalu Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Uganda Presidency is independent of legislature
Ukraine Presidency independent of legislature; ministry subject to parliamentary confidence
United Arab Emirates Monarch personally exercises power in concert with other institutions
United Kingdom Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
United States Presidency is independent of legislature
Uruguay Presidency is independent of legislature
Uzbekistan Presidency is independent of legislature
Vanuatu Ministry is subject to parliamentary confidence
Venezuela Presidency is independent of legislature
Vietnam Power constitutionally linked to a single political movement
Yemen Presidency is independent of legislature
Zambia Presidency is independent of legislature
Zimbabwe Presidency is independent of legislature

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"All countries compared for Government > Basis of executive legitimacy", Wikipedia: List of countries by system of government (Alphabetical list of countries). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Basis-of-executive-legitimacy

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