Constitution of Iraq
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More About the Constitution of Iraq:
- Learn more about the Constitution on the Wikipedia site
- The text of the proposed constitution was read to the National Assembly on Sunday 28 August 2005.
- Iraq's first, monarchical, constitution was imposed by the British authorities in 1925 and remained in effect until the 1958 revolution established a republic. Interim constitutions were adopted in 1958, 1963, 1964, 1968, and 1970, the last remaining in effect de jure until the Transitional Administrative Law was adopted. In 1990, a draft constitution was prepared but never promulgated due to the onset of the Gulf War.
- t was translated from the Arabic by the United Nation's Office for Constitutional Support, and the translation was approved by the Iraqi government.
- Organization: The Constitution includes the Preamble, Chapter One: Basic Principles, Chapter Two: Rights and Freedoms, Chapter Three: The Federal Authorities, Chapter Four: Powers of the Federal Authorities, Chapter Five: Authorities of the Regions, Chapter Six: Final and Transitional Guidelines,
- Original Date of Transcript: Oct 12, 2005
- Last Modified: Feb 27, 2008.