The Supervision Over Leadership in Iran

Seyed Mohammad Sadegh Ahmadi, Seyed Edalatoddin Hosseini


Election of governmental rulers and authorities, supervision over their performance, and controlling their power have been
always deemed as some of human’s concerns and basic and fundamental tasks in public law. According to Islamic Republic of
Iran (IRI) Constitution, leader is the highest official position in the country and in addition to necessity of full-qualifications and
special position; numerous tasks and powers have been also defined and determined for the leader. Accordingly, paying more
attention and dubbed emphasis may seem necessary and requisite for election and supervision over his performance. The
present research has been conducted by means of librarian method and only by aiming at analysis and interpretation of on
regulatory nature of leadership in IRI Constitution and in order to achieve the outcome after analysis of term ‘supervision’ and
position of leadership in legal-political system in Islamic Republic of Iran and to analyze and exchange the doctrines and
paradigms among pros and cons for supervision over leadership. The results of this fact showed that supervision over
leadership seemed both as permitted and necessary in religious and legal approaches and in addition to implicit and explicit
admission of supervision over leadership, IRI Constitution has predicted the instruments and tools for supervision over

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n6s6p225

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