Definition of Presidential Succession?

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A presidential succession is an Act that defines the chain of succession of the powers and duties that are held by the president. The presidential succession Act is implemented when the president resigns or dies and it gives direction about which person will take over the duties of the office of the president. United States of America is one of the countries that has a presidential succession Act.
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