supreme executive power


supreme executive power
Such power as will secure an efficient execution of the laws, which is the peculiar province of the executive department, to be accomplished, however, in the manner and by the methods and within the limitations prescribed by the constitution and statutes of the state. State ex rel. Stubbs v Dawson, 86 Kan 180, 119 P 360.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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