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After the instability caused by the Weimar Republic and the Nazi regime, in 1949, the people of Germany decided to give themselves a new constitution(the proceedings took place in Bonn) that would restore democracy and balance. The Basic Law came into force on May 23. The old constitution was trying, unsuccessfully, to reconcile the powers of the Chancellor and the Head of the State who both held the executive power under a poorly defined set of rules.

The proceedings at Bonn rebuilt an executive that could not seize power while rising to the role of the Chancellor.The German Chancellor is the result of not an abstract theory of political institutions but the lessons of history. To understand the role of the Chancellor, we must first try to answer the following question: How successfully does the Basic Law ensure the stability of the regime through the Chancellor? What are the characteristics of this role?

The Chancellor is the legitimate head of the executive and has significant and diverse powers.

The Basic Law contains the powers of the Chancellor.
According to Article 63 of the Federal Law, "The chancellor is elected without debate by the Bundestag on the Chair's proposal." The Bundestag is the Lower House of the German Parliament and it represents the federal states. The Chancellor shall be elected by absolute majority.

But this procedure is experiencing complications, if the candidate that the President proposes does not obtain the required absolute majority, the Bundestag may, within 14 days and without the influence of the President, elect a Chancellor. If the assembly does not take advantage of this opportunity and elect a Chancellor, we then proceed to a second ballot. If the Bundestag is still unable, after the double procedure to agree on electing a Head of government, the President can use his powers to appoint the candidate who obtained a relative majority, or he can dissolve the Bundestag.

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