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The Indonesian Proposal to Establish a Constitutional Supremacy Index

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As the supreme law, the constitution is formed to regulate the national identity of a country, protect human rights, and limit the power of the state. However, upholding the constitution is a long and difficult process. One problem faced by many countries in upholding the constitution is that there is a huge gap between constitutional text and constitutional reality. The most common argument put forward for this is that the implementation of the constitution involves the dynamic between political, economic, and social powers, as well as the character of each country.

Considering the implementation of the dynamic constitutional system in each country, one of the key questions raised is what mechanism may be used to measure constitutional compliance by the government? The idea that the performance of a constitution can be evaluated is highly interesting in the context of constitution-building. With the development of the constitution, what constitutions seek to achieve and how they achieve it has become an important topic of discussion. 


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