extraconstitutional

ex·tra·con·sti·tu·tion·al

 (ĕk′strə-kŏn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-nəl, -tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Not existing or provided for in a constitution.
2. Exceeding the authority granted in a constitution.
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Former Senate chairman Mian Raza Rabbani says 'you cannot override Article 156 of the Constitution through a notification for creating an extraconstitutional organ having functions parallel to a Constitutional institution.' Rabbani fears that associating the army chief with economic policies of a political government would expose the defence forces to public criticism.
This was an extraconstitutional measure which required amendment to constitution by Parliament which it did unanimously with a sunset clause of two years.
Potential missteps include misreading external authorities, neglecting to revisit doctrine when those authorities change, misunderstanding the relationship between the extraconstitutional authorities and the constitutional question presented, or invoking the authorities in a manner that undermines the constitutional provisions themselves.
'There are those who have argued that the President exercised extraconstitutional powers.
Moreover, "to further avoid the military intervention and 'Article 6' was inserted in 1973 Constitution." (Maluka, 1995) Apart from the fact that 1973 constitution was secured by the founders that it cannot be abrogated by any of the extraconstitutional force, the constitution once again suspended by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1977.
The other day in his first talk with journalists following his promotion, Bersamin had to reassure the public of his independence and that of the Supreme Court after the unprecedented ouster of a chief justice through the extraconstitutional quo warranto mode initiated by the government's chief lawyer.
develop new, innovative, and, if necessary, extraconstitutional methods
It is, therefore, only through a direct exercise of our sovereign right as a people that we can break the chains that tie us to a flawed and destructive political system-by instituting an interim government through extraconstitutional measure.
On Friday, however, he said they would not resort to disobedience and extraconstitutional measures despite their hesitation to follow the President's orders.
"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.
Deinla said there appears to be a 'desperate and coordinated' effort to remove the Chief Justice through extraconstitutional means.

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