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  1. Turkmenistan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law No. 448-V of 14 September 2016 "to Approve the New Edition of the Constitution". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-14 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-14 | TKM-2016-L-105756

    Establishes a new edition of the Constitution with the following content:
    Section I: Fundamentals of constitutional system of Turkmenistan
    Section II: Rights, freedoms and duties of human person and citizen in Turkmenistan
    Section III: System of state power bodies in Turkmenistan
    Section IV: Local self-government
    Section V: Electoral system, referendum
    Section VI: Prosecutorís office
    Section VII: Economics and financial-crediting system
    Section VIII: Final provisions.

  2. Turkmenistan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law of 4 August 2012 on Referendum. - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2012-08-04 | TKM-2012-L-93914

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Initiative to Fix and Organize Referendum
    Chapter III: Referendum's Commissions and Its Participants
    Chapter IV: List of Participants in the Referendum
    Chapter V: Information Communication of the Referendum
    Chapter VI: Procedure of Voting Organization and Ballot Counting
    Chapter VII: Decisions Resulting from the Referendum
    Chapter VIII: Funding of the Referendum
    Chapter IX: Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law on Referendum [Vedomosti Dejlisa1993 ., 4,.31].

  3. Turkmenistan - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Law on the election of deputies to the Mezhlis of Turkmenistan.

    Adoption: 2008-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | TKM-2008-L-81086

    Defines the election principles and procedures for the Parliament (Mezhlis) of Turkmenistan.

  4. Turkmenistan - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Turkmenistan. - Constitution of Turkmenistan (in English)

    Adoption: 1992-05-18 | TKM-1992-C-39131

    Provides for a three-branch presidential republic, dominated by the executive. Section 1 is entitled "Fundamentals of the Constitutional Structure" (outlines the overall objectives of the Constitution). Section II is entitled "Fundamental Rights, Freedoms and Obligations of the Individual and Citizen". This section establishes several inviolable rights but does not guarantee their enforcement. The enumerated rights include equal protection before the law and freedom from discrimination based on nationality, origin, social status, place of residence, language, religion and political affiliation. Citizens are also guaranteed due process, freedom of speech, and the right to vote. Section III is entitled the "System of State Bodies", and establishes a three-branch government. Other sections deal with matters such as local self-government, election and referendum system, judicial power and prosecutor's office.


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