What is another word for home rule?

83 synonyms found


[ hˈə͡ʊm ɹˈuːl], [ hˈə‍ʊm ɹˈuːl], [ h_ˈəʊ_m ɹ_ˈuː_l]

How to use "Home rule" in context?

Home rule is a form of self-governance for municipalities within a state or country. This term is often used to refer to any municipality that is not a province or a state, and that has a degree of autonomy and self-administration within the governmental structure of its state or country. This autonomy usually refers to the ability of the municipality to make its own laws, regulations, and decisions, as well as the power to raise taxes and govern itself independently.

The granting of home rule to municipalities is a common feature of states and countries in the Western world.

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