Definition[edit | edit source]

The term constitutional means that a law or regulation is in accord with the principles set forth in the constitution of a nation or a state.

U.S. Constitution[edit | edit source]

To be constitutional, a federal statute must be enacted pursuant to a power of Congress enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and must not contravene any provision of the U.S. Constitution.

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