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Separation of Power (executive, legislative and judicial)

Agencies actually account for much of the "laws" we have to follow. The agencies pass "regulations", enforce the regulations, and typically adjudicate these regulations. They also typically handle the first level of appeals.

Is this a violation of "separation of powers" (executive, legislative and judicial)? Is this power authorized by the U.S. constitution?

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1. Agencies actually account for much of the "laws" we have to follow. The agencies pass "regulations", enforce the regulations, and typically adjudicate these regulations. They also typically handle the first level of appeals. Is this a violation of "separation of powers" (executive, legislative and judicial)? Is this power authorized by the U.S. ...

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Because agencies actually account for much of the "laws" we have to follow e.g. pass "regulations", enforce the regulations, and typically adjudicate these regulations, this solution discusses if this is a violation of "separation of powers" (executive, legislative and judicial) and if this power is authorized by the U.S. constitution?

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