General Provisions

Part I General Provisions

Section 1: Scope

This Constitution applies to all parts of the Kingdom of Denmark.

Section 2: State Form

The form of government shall be that of a constitutional monarchy. The Royal Power is inherited by men and women in accordance with the provisions of the Succession to the Throne Act, 27th March, 1953.

Section 3: State Powers

The legislative power is jointly vested in the King and the Parliament. The executive power is vested in the King. The judicial power is vested in the courts of justice.

Section 4: State Church

The Evangelical Lutheran Church shall be the Established Church of Denmark, and, as such, it shall be supported by the State.