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  1. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment No. 2) Act 2016 (Act No. 30 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-16 | MUS-2016-L-104039

  2. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act No. 28 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-16 | MUS-2016-L-104040

  3. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act No. 30 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-07 | MUS-2015-L-101478

    Amends section 8 of the Constitution.

  4. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Local Government (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act No. 3 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-04-09 | MUS-2015-L-101482

  5. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Local Government (Amendment) Act 2013 (No. 23 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-03 | MUS-2013-L-95326

  6. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 35 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-12 | MUS-2011-L-92104

    1. Short title
    2. Section 16 of Constitution amended
    3. Section 111 of Constitution amended

    Amendments concern local authority elections.

  7. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Local Government Act 2011 (No. 36 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-12 | MUS-2011-L-92105

    To provide the legislative framework for a democratic, efficient, effective, inclusive and accountable system of local government permitting local communities to manage autonomously, through elected local authorities, the economic and social well-being of their areas.

  8. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2008 (No. 9 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-03 | MUS-2008-C-81535

    Inserts a new section 91A concerning Public Bodies Appeal Tribunal and amends section 118.

  9. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment No. 2) Act 2003 (No. 28 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-08-15 | MUS-2003-L-66112

    Amends sections 28, 38, 57 and 75 of Constitution. Inter alia regulates powers of President and Prime Minister. Also makes provision for vote of no confidence by Parliament.

  10. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 2003 (Act No. 19 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-07-16 | MUS-2003-L-82677

    Amends sections 97 (relettering) and 111 of the Constitution (new definition of "local authority" means the municipal council of a town or district in Mauritius).

  11. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 2) Act, 2000 (No. 40 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-12-18 | MUS-2000-L-60998

    Amends Sections 5 and 10 of Constitution. Makes provision for detention by police of person arrested upon reasonable suspicion of having committed drug dealing offence. Period of detention shall not exceed 36 hours from arrest.

  12. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act (No. 5 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-05-20 | MUS-1997-C-47632

    Amendments regarding the Disciplined Forces Service Commission and Public Service Commission.

  13. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 3) Act 1996 (No. 4 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-02-28 | MUS-1996-C-44247

    No law shall amend provisions of the Constitution relating to retiring allowances of members of the National Assembly.

  14. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1996 (No. 1 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-01-16 | MUS-1996-C-44249

    Amends articles relating to the election of a Speaker in the National Assembly.

  15. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1995 (No. 23 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-08-23 | MUS-1995-C-43298

    Replaces certain phrases with gender-neutral language.

  16. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 16 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-23 | MUS-1992-C-31783

    A new section 36A is added to the Constitution concerning the validity of previous elections.

  17. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 3) Act 1991 (Act No. 48 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 1992-03-12 | MUS-1991-L-28873

    The Constitution is amended to provide for the offices of President and Vice-President, their election and removal, privileges and immunities, and for changes relating to the establishment of these offices.

  18. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 2) Act 1991 (Act No. 38 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-11-08 | MUS-1991-L-28872

    Section 113 of the Constitution is amended, by deleting the words "not being less than 4 years" and replacing them by the words "not exceeding 4 years".

  19. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment) Act 1990 (Act No. 19 of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-07-17 | MUS-1990-C-26536

    Amends Section 89 of the Constitution in matters relating to the powers and discretion of the Public Service Commission.

  20. Mauritius - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Mauritius, 1968 (as amended to 1994). - Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 1968-03-12 | MUS-1968-C-44027

    Chapter II sets forth fundamental rights and freedoms, including the right to life (except in cases of death penalty), liberty, thought and expression; these rights shall be enjoyed equally without regard to race, origin, creed or sex. Sections 6 and 7 provide protection from forced labour, slavery and inhuman treatment. Emergency powers are provided in s. 18. Chapter III relates to citizenship. Chapters IV-X cover branches of the government, including the post of the Governor-General, the Parliament, the Executive, the Judiciary, and the post of the Ombudsman. Also contains the texts of 11 subsequent amendments to the Constitution. Act. No. 14 of 1983 amends s. 8, relating to the right to private property. Act No. 48 of 1991 creates the Republic of Mauritius, and adds a new Chapter IV to the Constitution, replacing the post of Governor-General with a President and Vice-President. Act No. 26 of 1994 amends s. 5, allowing deprivement of personal liberty in certain cases of drug offenses. Includes amendments through Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment) Act 1997 (No. 5).


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