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(1) The executive authority of the Republic of the Marshall Islands shall be vested in the Cabinet, whose members are collectively responsible to the Nitijela.
… (Art. V, Sec. 1)
(1) The Cabinet shall consist of the President (who shall be a member of the Nitijela) and the other members of the Nitijela who are appointed as Ministers pursuant to this Article.
… (Art. V, Sec. 2)
(1) As soon as practicable after his election to that office, the President elect shall nominate to the Speaker for appointment as Ministers not less than 6 nor more than 10 other members of the Nitijela who have consented to the nomination.
(2) Upon receiving the nominations made by the President elect under this Section, the Speaker shall, by instrument signed by him, appoint to office, as members of the Cabinet, the President elect and the Ministers so nominated.
… (Art. V, Sec. 4)
(1) The President shall be the Head of State of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
(2) The President shall be elected by a majority of the total membership of the Nitijela and shall be appointed to office pursuant to paragraph (2) of Section 4 of this Article.
… (Art. V, Sec. 3)
(1) The legislative power of the Republic of the Marshall Islands shall be vested in the Nitijela and shall be exercised by Act.
… (Art. IV, Sec. 1)
(1) Every qualified voter who has attained the age of 21 years is qualified to be a candidate for election as a member of the Nitijela.
(2) Any person who is qualified to be a candidate under paragraph (1) of this Section shall have the right to be a candidate in any electoral district in which he is entitled to vote, or unless otherwise provided by Act, in any other electoral district:
Provided that no person may, at any election, be a candidate in more than one electoral district. (Art. IV, Sec. 4)
(1) Every person has the right …
to freedom of peaceful assembly and association;
… (Art. II, Sec. 1)
(2) Every person has the right to participate in the electoral process, whether as a voter or as a candidate for office, subject only to the qualifications prescribed in this Constitution and to election regulations which make it possible for all eligible persons to take part.
(3) In the administration of judicial and electoral processes, no fee may be imposed so as to prevent participation by a person unable to afford such fee. (Art. II, Sec. 14)
(2) Any provision of the Bill of Rights may be invoked either as a defense to a civil or criminal proceeding or as a basis for legal or equitable relief against any actual or threatened violation. (Art. II, Sec. 18)
(1) Elections of members of the Nitijela shall be conducted by secret ballot under a system of universal suffrage for all citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands who have attained the age of 18 years, and who are otherwise qualified to vote pursuant to this Section.
… (Art. IV, Sec. 3)