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Name: Fourteenth Constitutional Decree.
Country: Sudan
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1997-04-21
Entry into force:
ISN: SDN-1997-C-52653
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1999, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, USA, pp. 37-45
Abstract/Citation: Implements the Peace Agreement signed on 21 April 1997 between the government of Sudan and factions signatory to the treaty. Declares that the Sudan is a "multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-religious state" and provides for freedom of religion and independence of the judiciary. Defines federal and state powers and establishes a Southern States Coordinating Council to govern southern states and arrange local elections.

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