|Name:||Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, 2002.|
|Type of legislation:||Constitution|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2002-06, 54 p.
|Bibliography:||Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2002-06, 54 p.
Constitution Government, Timor Leste PDF (consulted on 2007-02-19)
|Abstract/Citation:||Divided into 7 parts. Part 1 contains fundamental principles. Inter alia provides for citizenship, decentralization, objectives of the state, universal suffrage and multiparty system, official and national languages, and national symbols and flag. Part 2 makes provision for rights, duties, liberties and fundamental guarantees. Section 50 regulates right to work, and sets forth prohibition of forced labour. Part 3 deals with organisation of political power; Part 4 with economic and financial organisation. Part 5 provides for national defence and security, and Part 6 for guarantee and revision of Constitution. Part 7 contains final and transitional provisions.|