|Name:||Constitution of the Republic of Suriname.|
|Type of legislation:||Constitution|
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|Published on:||Printed separately, 60 p.
|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) Political Database of the Americas, Georgetown University PDF of Constitution in English (consulted on 2006-09-12)
Legislation on-line Refworld, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 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.|