is based on the democracy of the parliament.The country is officially known as Portuguese Republic. The government of Portugal
declared their independence on October 5, 1910 and the country was publicly stated as an independent republic.
The constitution was formed on April 25th in the year 1976. Further on the constitution was revised a number of times.
Departments of Portuguese Government
- Legislative Branch of Portuguese Government
The legislative branch of the Portuguese government is known as the Unicameral Assembly of the Republic, which consists of 230 seats. The members of this branch of government are chosen by election for a four year term.
- Executive Branch of Portuguese Government
The executive department of the Portuguese government consists of the President, the chief of the state, the Prime Minister who is the head of the government and a Cabinet. The Cabinet constitutes of the Council of Ministers who are employed by the President according to the Prime Minister's reference. The President is elected on the basis of popular votes and stays in power for five consecutive years.
- Judicial Branch of Portuguese Government
The judicial branch of Portuguese government is the Supreme Court known as the Supremo Tribunal de Justica. The Magistrate appoints the judges for lifetime.
There are apparently not many demands of the political groups and opposition parties present in the state and therefore the Portuguese Government is not under any direct pressure from the opposition.