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Name: Constitution of the Republic of Suriname.
Country: Suriname
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1987-03-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 60 p.
ISN: SUR-1987-C-4495
Bibliography: Printed separately, 60 p.
Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1988-06, Flanz, G.H., Oceana Publ., Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA, 65 p.
English translation (as amended up to 1992) English translation (as amended up to 1992) Political Database of the Americas, Georgetown University PDF of Constitution in English PDF of Constitution in English (consulted on 2006-09-12)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Refworld, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) PDF of Constitution as amended to 1992 PDF of Constitution as amended to 1992 (consulted on 2011-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: Upon its entry into force following approval in a September 1987 plebiscite, this text replaces the Constitution of 25 November 1975. The new Constitution contains 29 Titles, as follows: I, Sovereignty; II, Economic Goals; III, Social Goals; IV, International Policies; V, Fundamental Rights; VI, Social, Cultural and Economic Rights and Duties; VII, Economic Order; VIII, Social Order; IX, Principles of the Democratic State; X to XXIII, provisions on the organs of national and regional government and their functioning; XXIV to XXVI, defence; and XXVII to XXIX, transitional provisions and entry into force.
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