“OBEDIENTES Y NO DELIBERANTES”: FUERZAS ARMADAS, AUTONOMÍA Y CONTROL DEMOCRÁTICO EN CHILE

The presentation will examine the level of autonomy and democratic subordination of the Armed Forces under Chilean law. To this end, it will review the constitutional evolution of the obedience and non-deliberation clause with respect to the Armed Forces. Considering those changes, the presentation will conceptualize the obedience and non-deliberation clause, in a compatible interpretation under the Chilean constitutional and democratic regime. Based on this, the normative and functional autonomy of the Armed Forces will be analyzed under the legal system.