The Constitutional History of Delegation: Rules and Changes



As it will be argued in this chapter of the book, classical constitutional law incorporated the conceptual assumptions from which the notion of delegation derives. Locke’s argument is, in this respect, exemplary of the philosophical presuppositions of classical constitutionalism. It justifies and explains in point of theory premises and distinctions that later reflected themselves in actual legal practices.


Judicial Review Federal Trade Commission Executive Power Legislative Power Constitutional Limitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Political ScienceUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania

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