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Name: Saint Lucia Constitution Order 1978 (Cap. 1.01).
Country: Saint Lucia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1978-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: LCA-1978-C-44005
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1979-10, Albert P. Blaustein, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA, ISBN: 0-379-00467-4, pp. 1-33
Constitution online Constitution online Government of Saint Lucia PDF of Constitution as at 31/12/2006 PDF of Constitution as at 31/12/2006 (consulted on 2017-08-18)
Abstract/Citation: Provides the Saint Lucia Constitution. Chapter I provides protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, including protection of the right to life, liberty, freedom of conscience, expression, assembly and association, as well as protection from inhuman treatment, slavery, forced labour, and deprivation of property. Chapter II concerns the post of the Governor-General; Chapter III the Parliament; Chapter IV the Executive. Regulations affecting the public service, including teachers, are set forth in Chapter VI. Chapter VII governs citizenship and Chapter VIII provides judicial provisions. Existing laws shall remain in effect unless modified or abrogated (Schedule 2, s. 2).

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