- Chief of State:
- King Mohammed VI
- Head of Government:
- Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani
- Government Name:
- Kingdom of Morocco
- Adopted: 1992; Contains a portion regarding basic principles and defines the different aspects of government and their relationship with the monarchy.
- Government Type:
- Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
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King acts as both the secular political leader and the "Commander of the Faithful," presides over the Council of Ministers, and appoints various members of government. Prime minister serves as the head of government of Morocco.
King is hereditary, prime minister is appointed by monarch but must be chosen from the largest party in parliament.
Supreme Court serves as the apex court in Morocco.
Appointed by the monarch upon the recommendation of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary.
Majlis al-Mustacharin revise the constitution, help with budgetary matters, approve bills, question ministers, and establish ad hoc commissions of inquiry to investigate the government's actions. The Majli al-Nuwab (lower chamber) may dissolve the government through a vote of no confidence.
Majli al-Mustacharin members are elected by indirect vote. Majli al-Nuwab members are elected by proportional representation in multi-member constituencies.
Majlis al-Mustacharin: 6 years; Majlis al-Nuwab: 5 years
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Tax Information 
- Tax Authority:
- Ministry of Finance
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- CIA World Factbook, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
- U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/