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Kaylyn Zurawski

Constitution Day 2016 is being observed on September 16. This holiday is also known as "Citizenship Day," and it's held annually on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. We would like our users to join us in celebrating this important day and welcoming the newest U.S. citizens to our country!

With the August release, 27 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.



  • The National Assembly has produced new editions of the consolidated text of the current constitution of 1972 as amended
  • The French text has been consolidated to the latest amendment of 2008



  • The Constitution of 1917 was amended again by Decree published in the Official Gazette of 25 July 206
  • We include the text of the amending law, and have updated our own current/latest translation
  • We add the consolidated Spanish texts of the Chamber of Deputies, of the Electoral Tribunal, and of the Supreme Court of Justice



  • We include our own translation of the Constitution of 1963 as amended to Constitutional Law No. 99-02 of 29 January 1999



  • 15 documents have been added concerning the 4 Fundamental Laws of Sweden
  • The Riksdag, the Swedish Parliament, has updated its English translations to reflect the changes that, mostly, entered into force on 1 January 2015
  • We also include the tabulations of the amending laws and consolidated texts of the 4 Fundamental Laws



  • The new Constitution of Thailand was adopted at the Referendum of 7 August 2016
  • We include the text of the Draft, which was made available to the electorate in March 2016, in Thai and English
  • We also include the text of the second amendment to the Interim Constitution of 2015, in Thaif and English, which made provision for the Referendum


New Titles

Following are notable titles available this month:

3 Volume Set Corpus Juris Germanici Tam Publici Quam Privati Academicum (1824-1844)

2 Volume Set – Fifty Years in the Making of Australian History (1892)

2 Volume Set – Teoria y Practica de la Constitucion Peruana (1989-1993)

Three Letters to a Member of Parliament, on the Subject of the Present Dispute with Our American Colonies (1775)

Coming Event: Or, Freedom and Independence for the Seven United Provinces of Australia (1870)


​​Click here to view a complete list of titles added this month>>



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