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  1. Jordanie - Droit constitutionnel - Loi

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Constitution Amendment of 2016. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-05-05 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2016-05-05 | JOR-2016-L-105493

    Amends Sections 40, 42, 50, 69(1), 75(1), 127(3) of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Constitution.

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    Law No. 39 of 2015 concerning Political Parties Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-09-16 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2015-09-16 | JOR-2015-L-103043

    Every political organization consisting of a group of Jordanians shall be considered a party when established in compliance with the provisions of the Constitution and this Law with the purpose of participating in political life as well as achieving specific objectives related to political, economic, and social affairs and is operating through legitimate and peaceful means.

  3. Jordanie - Droit constitutionnel - Loi

    Law No. 15 of 2012 concerning establishing the Constitutional Court. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2012-06-07 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2012-10-07 | JOR-2012-L-94600

    This Law establishes the Constitutional Court Law, it is financially and administratively independent. The Constitutional Court will monitor the constitutionality of laws and regulations in force, interpret provisions of the Constitution when requested, and issue its judgements in the name of the King. The Court will carry out these tasks when requested, either by a decision of the Council of Ministers or by a resolution taken by the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies, passed by an absolute majority.

  4. Jordanie - Droit constitutionnel - Constitution

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Constitutional Amendments of 2011. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-10-01 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2011-10-01 | JOR-2011-C-91041

    Makes some major amendments made to the Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The main amendments are the following:
    Article 18 amends Chapter V (sections 58-61) of the Constitution and establishes a Constitutional Court to be located in Amman. It will be independent and separate judicial body, and shall consist of nine members, including the president, who is appointed by the King. The term of membership in the constitutional court is six years and membership is not able to be renewed. The Constitutional Court shall monitor the constitutionality of laws and regulations and issues its judgements in the name of the King.
    Section 67 of the Constitution is amended and introduces the establishment of an independent commission to oversee elections.

  5. Jordanie - Droit constitutionnel - Constitution

    The Jordanian National Charter. - The Library English translation

    Adoption: 1990-12 | JOR-1990-C-49373

    The Charter is considered the second most important document after the Constitution and it is higher than all other laws. Provides a fixed set of rules to organize the political life in the Kingdom. Available in English.

  6. Jordanie - Droit constitutionnel - Constitution

    Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. - Legislation on-line English translation

    Adoption: 1952-01-01 | JOR-1992-C-34112

    Provides for a system of government for the State; executive power including that of the King; legislative power of the national assembly; a judicial system; and for the rights and duties of Jordanians. Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, language and religion, and states that "all Jordanians are equal before the law". The Government is to ensure work and education "within the limits of its possibilities", as well as equal opportunities. Permits forced labour only in specified circumstances. Guarantees freedom of religion, of opinion, and of the press, while granting the right to hold meetings "within the limits of the law". Entitles Jordanians to establish societies and political parties provided that the objects of such societies and parties are lawful, their methods peaceful, and their bye-laws not contrary to the Constitution. As work is the right of all citizens, the State shall provide opportunities for work by directing the national economy and raising its standard.


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