Politics of Libya

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This article is part of the series:
Politics and government of
Libya

Politics of Libya takes place in a framework of a dual government structure in Libya. The "revolutionary sector" comprises Revolutionary Leader Muammar al-Qadhafi, the Revolutionary Committees, and the remaining members of the 12-person Revolutionary Command Council, which was established in 1969. The historical revolutionary leadership is not elected and cannot be voted out of office, as they are in power by virtue of their involvement in the revolution. The revolutionary sector dictates the decision-making power of the second sector, the "Jamahiriya Sector". Making up the legislative branch of government, this sector comprises Local People's Congresses in each of the 1,500 urban wards, 32 Sha’biyat People’s Congresses for the regions, and the National General People's Congress. These legislative bodies are represented by corresponding executive bodies (Local People's Committees, Sha'biyat People's Committees and the National General People’s Committee/Cabinet).

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Governmental framework

Libya has no formal constitution.[1] The country's political system is theoretically based on the political philosophy in Muammar al-Qadhafi's Green Book, which combines socialist and Islamic theories and rejects parliamentary democracy and political parties. Libay is broken up into three branches of government and was once overthrown. Libya has a Prime Minister.[1]

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