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date: 29 March 2020

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This article describes the main conceptual questions entailed in the doctrine of emergency powers, taking into account the theory and experience of their enforcement. It explains the constitutional aspects of emergency powers and evaluates the possibility of thinking about the position and force emergency powers play within a polyarchical constitution. It also discusses the epistemic dimension of emergency powers, constitutional dualism, and judicial control over emergency power.

Keywords: emergency powers, constitutional aspects, polyarchical constitution, epistemic dimension, constitutional dualism, judicial control

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