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Original name: دستور دولة الكويت، الصادر في 14 جمادى الثاني الموافق 11 نوفمبر 1962
Name: Constitution of Kuwait.
Country: Kuwait
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1962-11-11
Entry into force:
ISN: KWT-1962-C-74769
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=74769&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Constitution on-line Constitution on-line World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) PDF of Constitution in English PDF of Constitution in English (consulted on 2018-11-02)
Constitution in Arabic Constitution in Arabic World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) PDF of Constitution in Arabic PDF of Constitution in Arabic (consulted on 2018-11-02)
Abstract/Citation: Includes 5 parts: Part I "The State and the system of Government"; Part II "The fundamental constituents of the Kuwaiti society"; Part III "Public rights and duties"; Part IV "Powers"; Part V "General and transitional provisions". Provides, inter alia, for the obligation of the State to care for public health (art. 15) and social security (art. 11), equality of all people before the law (art. 29), right to education (art. 40) and work (art. 41), prohibition of forced labour and its exceptions (art. 42), freedom of association (art. 43).

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