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Political powers in Denmark

Denmark is a multi-party system and no single party has had the required majority since the beginning of the 20.th century. Only 4 governments have achieved the required majority since the begging of the 20. Century. It means that all the bills are passed through negotiations and compromises with the government support parties and the opposition parties. That’s why the Danish parliament is much more powerful in practice than parliaments in the rest of the EU.

No corruption in Denmark:
Denmark is considered to be one of the most non corrupt countries in the world. 

The welfare model: 
The political parties are cooperating on many subjects, and the Danish welfare model has a massive parliamentary support. That secures the focus on the effectiveness in the public service and on the constant improvement of allocation of the responsibilities between the government and the” kommuner” 

The Danish constitution:
According to the constitution of Denmark, the Danish King is the source to the legislative, executive and judicial power. The king can reject a bill, and king can also appoint and dismiss the prime minister, which now a days is probably unlikely to happen. 

The Monarch today:
The monarch’s role today is just ceremonial. Though, the monarch still has three essential prerogatives: the right to be consulted, the right to advice and the right to warn. 

Acceptance of a bill:
The power of the king is not to be undertaken. The Queen can use her powers if she considers it to be necessary. She can for example refuse to give her royal accept to a bill if she considers it to be against the human rights and capable of affecting the safety of the civilians. The Queen can’t be prosecuted and can’t make any political statements. 

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