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Kaylyn Zurawski

With the December release, 62 new documents and 25 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.


  • In September we included the text of the Constitution of 1998 as amended on 22 July 2016. Also included is the English translation from the Venice Commission



  • We included 14 Constitutional Laws dating from 1862 to 2013 (all currently in force) in diglot German/English editions of the Federal Chancellery



  • The Constitution of 1995 was further amended by the Referendum of 26 September 2016. The Constitutional Court has now provided the Azerbaijani and Russian texts, and an English translation



  • The oft-amended Constitution of 1988 was amended again by Constitutional Amendments Nos. 94 and 95, both published in the Official Gazette of 16 December 2016. We add the texts of the amending laws from the Official Gazette, the Chamber of Deputies and the Presidency, and the consolidated text of the Chamber of Deputies, the Presidency, and the Senate. These are all Portuguese texts



  • The Constitution of 1960 was further amended on 21 July 2015 by the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution Law. In September, we included the Greek text from the Official Gazette. We've now included the English translation, provided by the Office of the Law Commissioner in Nicosia



  • The Fundamental Law of 2011/2012 was amended on 14 June 2016 and we included the corresponding Hungarian texts in the July release. The Venice Commission has now provided the English translation, which we include



  • 26 documents have been included to comprehensively update the collection of amending laws to the Constitution of 1964. These cover the period 1965 to 2000, and the collection is now complete in both English and Maltese. We also add the original text of the Constitution from the Malta Government Gazette



  • The National Assembly has now provided a current/latest consolidation of the Constitution of 1968, as amended by Act 30 of 7 December 2015



  • We added the French, German and Italian texts of the Constitution of 1874 as amended by the Referendum of 7 February 1999 and as in effect 20 April 1999. This is the final state of the venerable Constitution of 1874 before it was replaced by the current Constitution of 1999/2000


United States

  • To our collection of Basic Reference Editions of the Constitution, Constitution of the United States: Analysis and Interpretation, we include the 2015 and 2016 Centennial Editions – Interim Editions


New Titles

Following are notable titles available this month:

8 Volume Set Instituciones de Derecho Mercantil (1890-1907) – D. Pedro Estasen

3 Volume SetDerecho Civil Mexicano (1919) – Ricardo Couto

American Government, National and State (1895 New and rev. ed.) – B.A. Hinsdale

Formes de Gouvernement et des Lois Qui les Regissent (1876 2nd ed.) – H. Passy


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