Federal constitution of the united mexican states 1824. The drafting and passing of the 1978 spanish constitution. Media in category invocation of article 155 of spanish constitution the following files are in this category, out of total. In the name of almighty god, supreme author and legislator of society. The mexican constitution, in article 4 and the spanish. The constitution of the republic of cuba, 1976 as amended to 2002 table of contents chapter i political, social and economic foundations of the state. Media in category spanish constitution of 1978 the following files are in this category, out of total.
The constitution of the united states the signing of the constitution took place on september 17, 1787, at the pennsylvania state house now called independence hall in philadelphia. The constitution declares that spain is a constitutional monarchy and advocates the essential values of freedom, justice, equality, and political pluralism. Spanish legislation spanish constitution 1978 ce article 149. The saint lucia constitution order 1967 b, which made provision for the constitution of the associated state of saint lucia, is revoked. Fourteenth amendment, amendment 1868 to the constitution of the united states that granted citizenship and equal civil and legal rights to african americans and slaves who had been emancipated after the civil war, including them under the umbrella phrase all.
In this lesson, we explore the history, laws, and provisions in the spanish constitution. The drafting and passing of the 1978 spanish constitution september 1977december 1978 the drafting of the 1978 spanish constitution was the first time in spanish history that the countrys defining text had been decided by a process of consensus and then later approved by the spanish people at referendum. Studentswillexplorethepreambletotheus constitution andthelibertiesandfreedomsitsetsforth. Spanish constitution of 1978 unannotated wikisource, the. Page 1 national legislation doalosola united nations asdf political constitution of peru, promulgated on 29 december 1993. Constitution 1978 the constitution of solomon islands statutory instruments 1978 no. Highresolution pdfs of constitution of the united states 1787. Spain has 17 autonomous communities and provision for their creation was defined in the 1978 spanish constitution, although they actually came into existence as a result of their own statutes of autonomy. Librivox recording of the constitution of the united states of america, 1787 reading by kristen mcquillin for further information, including links to online text, reader information, rss feeds, cd cover or other formats if available, please go to the librivox catalog page for this recording. Spanish constitution of 1978 annotatedpreliminary part. Consolidate a state of law which ensures the rule of law as the expression of the popular will. It is important to note that the 1978 constitution came into existence after 5 6 arusha peace agreement on powersharing articles 6 d 24, 40, 72,73 and 83 7 radio rwanda and later the rtlm founded in 1993 by people close to president habyarimana played anti.
Featuring 100 milestone documents of american history from the national archives. In terms of its political history, spain is an exceptional case in europe. Constitutional framework with 22 abstentions in october 1978. Bankruptcy in the united states has had a long and varied history. The future of catalonia may well hinge on an 84word section. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Once convinced of the applicants good moral character, the court will administer an oath of allegiance to support the constitution.
The compromise, hammered out in the countrys 1978 constitution, was a system of 17 self. Petitioner defines quota as a requirement which must be met, but can never be exceeded, regardless. Constitution of nepal effective april 1, 1948 preamble whereas by virtue of the supreme authority vested through the instruments of their sacred panjapatras by shree panch maharajadhirajas of nepal, dating from the. Political constitution of peru, promulgated on 29 december 1993. It is hereb proclaimey thad ot n marc 5h, 1978, the firs sessiot o thfn fifte nationah peoplel s congress adopte th constitutiode o thf peoen ples republi ocf china. Subscribe to my free weekly newsletter youll be the first to know when i add new printable documents and templates to the network of sites. The general constituent congress of the mexican nation in discharge of the duties imposed upon it by its constituents in order to fix their political independence, to establish and consolidate their liberty and to promote. The constitution proclaims spain to be a social and democratic state governed by law and declares liberty, justice, equality, and political pluralism to be the countrys foremost values. For more than half a century it has been a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide, guided by its. The spanish constitution passed by the cortes generales in plenary meetings of the congress of deputies and the senate held on october 31, 1978 ratified by the spanish people in the referendum of december 7, 1978 sanctioned by his majesty the king before the cortes on december 27, 1978. Here you will find a collection of state laws passed by the new mexico legislature and organized by subject area into chapters and sections. The constitution of the democratic socialist 1 republic of sri lanka chapter 1 the people, the state and sovereignty 1. Finally, it was sanctioned by king juan carlos on 27 december in a ceremony in the presence of parliamentarians.
Right to equality under article 14 of the constitution of. The hawaii constitution was framed by a constitutional convention under act 334, session laws of hawaii 1949. Spanish constitution of 1978 unannotated wikisource. This page was last edited on 2 october 2017, at 06. What is article 155 of the 1978 spanish constitution.
The constitution of the state of hawaii note for proposed constitutional amendment to article i, see act 60 on page 301 of the 2004 session laws of hawaii. Though there have been several manifestations of it. The ford foundation is an independent, nonprofit grantmaking organization. Sri lanka ceylon is a free, sovereign, independent and democratic socialist republic and shall be known as the democratic socialist repubilc of sri lanka. Other articles where constitution of 1978 is discussed. It is the last of the major western european countries to become more democratic and this transition was made quickly. Regents of the university of california, 17 santa clara l. The congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this constitution, or, on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several states, shall call a convention for proposing amendments, which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this constitution.
Sign up if you want to receive my blog from time to time, or you want to download the free materials on this site. The drafting of the 1978 spanish constitution was the first time in spanish history that the countrys defining text had been decided by a process of consensus and then later approved by the spanish people at referendum. Castilian is the official spanish language of the state. The constitution of 1978 that came thereafter did not make changes in terms of democracy. Uzbekistans constitution of 1992 with amendments through. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Initially, the framers of the constitution sought to model bankruptcy laws after english common law on the subject. The constitution is the supreme law of the land and all laws passed by the legislature must be consistent with the provisions of the constitution exception to the rule of equality under art. Coming into operation 3rd november 1978 at the court at buckingham palace, the 25th day of july 1978 present, the queens most excellent majesty in council whereas the status of association of dominica with the united kingdom is to terminate on 3rd november 1978 and it is necessary to establish a new constitution for dominica as a. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources. New mexico statutes and constitution welcome to findlaws hosted version of the new mexico statutes. By concluding that the particular phraseology of the constitution of the united states confirms and strengthens the principle, supposed to be essential to all written constitutions, that a law repugnant to the constitution is void, and that courts, as well as other departments, are bound by that instrument, marshall set the precedent that the. The presidiu omf th firse sessiot onf the fifth nationa peoplel congress osf the people republis of chinc a. Spain is hereby established as a social and democratic state, subject to the rule of law, which advocates freedom, justice, equality and political pluralism as highest values of its legal system.
The constitution was approved by the cortes generales on 31 october 1978, and by the spanish people in a referendum on 6 december 1978. Modified by the cortes generales in the plenary sittings of the congress held on july 22, 1992 and of the senate held on july 30, 1992 and sanctioned by his majesty the. Preamble we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic. Seeburger, a heuristic argument against preferential admissions, 39 u. The constitution of the republic of cuba, 1976 as amended to. The mexican constitution, in article 4 and the spanish constitution, in article 39, do not provide a single type of family to be taken as a model by social groups. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Article 54 the territory of the republic is inviolable. Federal constitution 2 101 2 it shall promote the common welfare, sustainable development, internal cohesion and cultural diversity of the country. The constitution is based on the indissoluble unity of the spanish nation, the common and indivisible country of all spaniards.
In a december referendum, the draft constitution was then approved by nearly 90 percent of voters. Autonomous communities in the 1978 spanish constitution spain has 17 autonomous communities and provision for their creation was defined in the 1978 spanish constitution, although they actually came into existence as a result of their own statutes of autonomy. Statutory jurisdiction the federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction. A social and democratic state under the rule of law 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 117, 128 c 1. Nov 15, 2014 this work is in the public domain worldwide because the work was created by a public body of spain see exception in the article of the spanish law of intellectual property. Autonomous communities in the 1978 spanish constitution. This vagueness, combined with the content of their account articles, provides what are the major principles that must prevail around the protection of. Constitution of the azerbaijan republic first section general.
National sovereignty resides in the people, from whom all powers of the state emanate. Us constitution in simple english elizabeth claires easy. Xlll uqaq, anaeu, 5uqqn, gay 110 uqan, 111 ccae a1j. Download1978 constitution of sri lanka in sinhala pdf. Guarantee democratic coexistence within the constitution and the laws, in accordance with a fair economic and social order. Sys 20 08 2009 12 07 36608 the values of the foreign and domestic forces are.
Preamble we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union, establish. Uzbekistans constitution of 1992 with amendments through 2011. This constitution is an expression of the mexican peoples will to create a democratic, social, secular nation organized as a republic and in accordance to the principles of sovereignty, freedom, justice, equality, fairness, dignity and legal. Thus, the spanish constitution of 1978 established a democracy after three decades of dictatorship under franco. Oct 27, 2017 the future of catalonia may well hinge on an 84word section of the 1978 spanish constitution. Article 155 is only two short paragraphs of the 1978 spanish constitution. Spains constitution of 1978 with amendments through 2011. Spanish constitution 2 passed by the cortes generales in plenary sittings of the congress and the senate held on october 31, 1978.323 601 830 1480 596 806 279 1435 1203 735 1282 154 743 975 76 214 287 1065 1137 437 439 756 1023 582 1437 388 254 937 753 874 1504 552 927 13 1173 543 1238 10 1278 804 1387