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CONSTITUENT. He who gives authority to another to act for him. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 893.
     2. The constituent is bound with whatever his attorney does by virtue of his authority. The electors of a member of the legislature are his constituents, to whom he is responsible for his legislative acts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Provision 3 of Article 370 empowers the President to repeal or amend any part of Article 370 but he needs to have the concurrence of the Constituent Assembly.
Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions, Ms Black said: "My constituent arrived early to her assessment as requested by her assessors only to be told she would have to wait another 90 minutes to be seen.
The most surprising finding from the interviews was the emphasis that the respondents placed on constituency service work, a term that refers to frontend service provision conducted for constituents by elected representatives or their staff.
According to Lacson, Arroyo's preference for separate voting in a constituent assembly carries no guarantee.
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Would Mr Isherwood give his constituents an honest and factual statement on the future of the Port of Holyhead?
Would he now tell his constituents of North Wales when the UK leaves the EU will it be beneficial to the Port of Holyhead or will it be detrimental?
As long as the ordinary amending power (the secondary constituent power) is understood as distinct from the exclusive constitution-making power of the people (the primary constituent power), there is nothing paradoxical in noting that the former cannot be used to change the existing constitution in ways so fundamental that amount to the creation of a new one.
To activate your constituent badge you can go to the Town Hall section of Facebook, this is listed along the left side of your home page under "Explore," if you're on the web platform.
For the first approach, the influence of semantic transparency is described in terms of whether the meaning of the constituent is able to influence the activation of the compound's representation.