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Date/DescriptionCountry
unwritten; partly statutes, partly common law and practice
8 October 1600; electoral law of 1926 serves some of the functions of a constitution
17 September 1787, effective 4 March 1789
...the written part of the constitution consists of the Constitution Act of 29 March 1867, which created a federation of four provinces, and the Constitution Act of 17 April 1982..
5 February 1917
15 February 1922; restored to force by the Constitutional Law of the Republic of [country] adopted by the Supreme Council on 21 August 1991; multiple amendments since
adopted on 25 December 1946; promulgated on 1 January 1947; effective 25 December 1947; amended numerous times
no formal constitution; some of the functions of a constitution are filled by the Declaration of Establishment (1948)...
23 May 1949, known as Basic Law; became constitution of the united [country] October 1990
16 August 1960...a new constitution for the 'TRNC' passed by referendum on 5 May 1985, although the 'TRNC' remains unrecognized by any country other than Turkey
Date/DescriptionCountry
none...following the Sept. 1969 military overthrow...the Revolutionary Command Council replaced the existing constitution with the Constitutional Proclamation...
12 April 1973; suspended 5 July 1977, restored 30 Dec. 1985; suspended 15 Oct. 1999, restored in stages in 2002; amended 31 Dec. 2003; suspended 3 Nov. 2007; restored on 15 Dec. 20
3 January 1974; suspended since 18 September 1988; a constitution officially received 92.48% support in a flawed May 2008 referendum...
governed according to Islamic law; the Basic Law that articulates the government's rights and responsibilities was promulgated by royal decree in 1992
adopted 12 December 1993
the Dayton Peace Accords, signed on 14 December 1995 in Paris, included a constitution; note - each of the entities also has its own constitution
none; note - on 6 November 1996, Sultan Qaboos issued a royal decree promulgating a basic law considered by the government to be a constitution...
enacted on 25 July 1997; effective on 28 July 1998; note - it encourages multiculturalism and makes multiparty government mandatory
22 March 2002 (based on the Portuguese model)
ratified on 15 October 2005 (subject to review by the Constitutional Review Committee and a possible public referendum)

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