HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS: AUGUST UPDATE

World Constitutions Illustrated
Kaylyn Zurawski

With the July release, 55 new documents and 12 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.

Austria

  • 18 documents have been added. Added amending laws of 1980-1994

Colombia

  • 19 documents have been added
  • The Constitution of 1991 was amended by two Legislative Acts of June and July 2015, the second of which is a major and lengthy reform
  • Current/latest translation added
  • The consolidated text of the Seventh Senate Commission which includes all amendments to 2013, and the amending laws of 1993 to 2004

Domincan Republic

  • The Constitution of 2010 was amended by the Revisory National Assembly on 13 June 2015
  • The Gaceta Oficial has become available, and although the amendments affect only two articles, the text is characterized as the new Constitution of 2015. We have added our translation to the Spanish texts from the Gaceta Oficial and from the Senate

Kosovo

  • The Constitution of 2008 was amended on 3 August 2015, the XXIVth Amendment
  • Included is the text of the amending law in Albanian, Bosnian, English, Serbian, and Turkish
  • We also include the Albanian, English and Serbian texts of the Constitution as amended to 2013 from the Constitutional Court. As wuth many constitutions, the amendments are appended to the end of the original text, rather than being consolidated into it. Footnotes provide the necessary references

Trinidad and Tobago

  • We have added the latest printing of the consolidated text of the Constitution of 1976 as amended to 2007

Yemen

  • We include 5 agreements, reports and initiatives concerning Yemen from 2011 to 2015. These are both legal and political documents, attempting to give a constitutional framework to the deteriorating situation in Yemen in the recent past

 

 

New Titles

Following are notable titles available this month:

42 Volume Set – Coleccion Legislativa Completa de la Republica Mexicana: Con Todas las Disposiciones Expedidas para la Federacion, el Distrito y los Territorios Federales (1876-1911)  

Loi Fondamentale du Royaume des Pays-Bas, Precede du Rapport Presente au Roi par la Commission Chargee de sa Revision (1817 New ed.) 

Dignities, Feudal and Parliamentary, and the Constitutional Legislature of the United Kingdom (1830) – William Betham

Constitucion de la Confederacion Argentina y Constituciones Particulares de la Provincias que la Forma (1858)

 

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