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The Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius
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(French: La Constitution de Maurice) is the supreme law of Mauritius, according to Chapter I, Section 2 of the constitution, if any other law is inconsistent with this Constitution, that other law shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void. The current Constitution was adopted in 1968. It defines Mauritius
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as a sovereign democratic State which shall be known as the Republic of Mauritius.[1] The Constitution guarantees to the citizen his fundamental rights: right to liberty and protection of the law, freedom of conscience, freedom of association, of movement and of opinion, freedom of expression, freedom of creed and of religious belief as well as the right to private property. The individual rights protected in the Constitution are mainly negatively rights, as opposed to positive rights. The Constitution establishes clearly the separation of powers between the legislative, the executive and the judiciary.[2] The Constitution establishes a Supreme Court with unlimited jurisdiction to hear all cases, as well as two courts of appeal, divisions of the Supreme Court, to hear intermediate civil and criminal cases. See also[edit]

Constitution of Mauritius
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(1885) Supreme Court of Mauritius Politics of Mauritius

References[edit]

^ "The Constitution". Government of Mauritius. Retrieved 5 January 2013.  ^ "The Constitution". Government of Mauritius. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

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