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According to the Icelandic constitution, the state is based on three pillars, legislative, judicial and executive powers.

 

The parliament has legislative powers, the government in office has executive powers and judicial power consists of the district courts, an appeals court and of the Supreme Court.

 

There are two levels of government in Iceland, the state and municipalities. Every four years, local residents elect their representatives to the local government to oversee the implementation of local democracy.

 

The president of Iceland is elected by the nation in a direct election. He´s the head of state but has limited powers.

 

More about the authorities in Iceland here.

 

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