TableĀ 1

Brief definition of rule of law index subfactors

Limited Government PowersGovernmental and non-governmental check and balances on the government powers
Absence of CorruptionControl of corruption in all branches of government
Order and SecurityControl of crime, civil conflicts and the use of violence
Fundamental RightsEqual protection, right to life and security, freedom of speech, assembly, religion and due process of law
Open GovernmentRight to information and petition
Regulatory EnforcementImpartial and effective enforcement of government regulations
Civil JusticeImpartial and effective delivery of civil justice
Criminal JusticeImpartial and effective delivery of criminal justice