Constructive motion of censure

constructive is a motion of censure which must automatically envisage one Chief of government to replace that which it proposes to reverse.

This type of motion, invented by of, prevents all thus coalition of circumstances between parties which, once the voted censure, could not agree on the name of a new chief of the Government.

It is the direct consequence of the governmental instability of where them and them Nazis passed an alliance of circumstances to reverse the governments which followed one another then at unrestrained intervals.

At present, only Germany and it practises this type of motion. It should be noted that in , motions of censure are constructive de facto, it being elected byEduskunta, which suggests a coherent majority.

Thus, the devoted formula is: "One reverses a Government only by replacing it". The constructive motion of censure was to date used only twice and always in Germany (see below).

Use in FRG

The constructive motion of censure was used twice since the creation of FRG:

  • April 27, 1972, the group /CSU propose To groove Barzel to replace the chancellor and fails of little.
  • October 1, 1982, () is elected chancellor in the place of (SPD).

The victorious chancellor has in the two cases put a question of confidence little afterwards with an aim of causing new elections. and has every both summer re-elected at the time of these anticipated elections.

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