Article 11 he ceases to hold office if this is approved by a plebiscite held after a three-fourths vote of the United Althing. Article 13 provides that the "President exercises his authority through his ministers." Under Article 15 the "President ...
Orfield, Lester Bernhardt. The Growth of Scandinavian Law. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press for Temple University Publications, 1953. xx, 363 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2001023454. ISBN 1-58477-180-1. Cloth. $90. * A study in comparative law that examines the legal systems of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden and the forces that influenced their development. According to Orfield, the Scandinavian states are a useful area for study due to their democratic traditions, high rates of literacy, commitment to progressive social legislation, and unique examples of law based largely on custom and usage that owe little to Anglo-American or Continental models.