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Name: Constitution of Ukraine of 20 April 1978, as amended to 21 September 1994.
Country: Ukraine
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1978-04-20
Entry into force:
ISN: UKR-1978-C-41177
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1995-05, Oceana Publications, New York, United States, pp. 57-117
Abstract/Citation: Part I: Principles of the Social Order and Political System of Ukraine
Part II: The State and the Individual. Chapter 5 provides for equality before the law, "regardless of origin, social or property status, race or nationality, sex, education, language, attitude to religion...". Chapter 6 addresses fundamental rights and duties of citizens. It guarantees, inter alia, the right to work, to rest and leisure, the right to health care, to "material support in old age and in sickness" and to education and the right to unite in public parties. With regard to freedoms, provides for freedom of speech, of the press and of assembly.
Part III: The State and Territorial Structure of Ukraine
Part IV: Radas of National Deputies of Ukraine and Procedures for their Election
Part V: Bodies of the Legislative Power of Ukraine
Part VI: Local Bodies of State Power and Administration in Ukraine
Part VII: The State Plan for the Economic and Social Development of Ukraine and Budget of Ukraine
Part VIII: Justice, Arbitration and the Supervisory Power of the Procuracy
Part IX: The Emblem, Flag, Anthem, and Capital of Ukraine
Part X: Application of and Procedures for Changes to the Constitution of Ukraine

Lost effect on the grounds of Act No. 254/96-VR of 28 June 1996 to adopt and put into force the Constitution of Ukraine
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