(ĕk′strə-kŏn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-nəl, -tyo͞o′-)
1. Not existing or provided for in a constitution.
2. Exceeding the authority granted in a constitution.
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Sereno said resigning 'would invite the kind of extraconstitutional adventurism that treats legal rights and procedures as mere inconveniences that must be set aside when it suits the powers that be.
To do so would invite the kind of extraconstitutional adventurism that treats legal rights and procedures like mere inconveniences that should be set aside when it suits the powers that be," she added.
Sereno's spokespersons also slammed on Wednesday what they called a concerted extraconstitutional effort to remove Sereno from office.
Deinla said there appears to be a 'desperate and coordinated' effort to remove the Chief Justice through extraconstitutional means.
LAHORE -- The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) central consultative body on Thursday reiterated that any extraconstitutional dispensation would be a serious threat to the country's existence and called for holding elections on schedule in a free, fair and impartial atmosphere.
Therefore, court opinions that do not adhere to the traditional and original understanding of the doctrine of sovereign immunity, at the time of the adoption of the Constitution, are incorrect and extraconstitutional.
In many cases, nonstate public cultural interventions have encouraged a heckler's veto legitimizing "vigilante censorship" as an extraconstitutional restriction on speech (Narrain, 2016).
Ramsey, The Myth of Extraconstitutional Foreign Affairs Power, 42 WM.
The power of prerogative can be explained further to mean "Locke's endorsement of extraconstitutional power as a requirement of effective or enlightened political leadership" (Ward, 2005:720).
At that time, there was "no theory of extraconstitutional power in foreign affairs" and it was understood that the Constitution provided "the means to give the national government foreign relations power it would otherwise lack.
By diminishing the importance of the written Constitution and ascribing constitutional significance to extraconstitutional directives, realist scholars destabilize a constitutional regime that is uniquely situated to achieve a very particular American constitutional mission.
Proceeding with the electoral calendar as provided by the Haitian Constitution will avoid going into an extraconstitutional, de facto government leadership crisis," said Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kenneth H.

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