Act No: 22/ Dhivehi to English Translation . the Maldives in accordance with the Constitution. All matters adjudicated before the courts of the Maldives. This complete constitution has been generated from excerpts of texts The national language of the Maldives is Dhivehi. • Official or national. Home · Laws · Publication · Constitution · Dhivehi. THE CONSTITUTION. Download The Constitution of Maldives –
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No person shall obtain undue benefit from their labour. Status of the Constitution It is the duty of the State to follow the provisions of this Constitution, and to protect and promote the rights and freedoms provided in this Chapter.
Citizenship and Nationality English a The following persons are citizens of the Maldives: The Constitution of the Maldives is the supreme law of the country consittution Maldives. Jurisdiction and Access c The Supreme Court shall be the final authority on dhivehhi interpretation of the Constitution, the law, or any other matter dealt with by a court of law. The first written Constitution of the Maldives was codified in the early twentieth century, on December 22, during the thirtieth year of the reign of Sultan Mohamed Shamsudeen Iskandar III.
Constitution of the Republic of the Maldives
The constitution consists of a preamble, fourteen chapters followed by three schedules. Participation in Public Life and Institutions English Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right: Status of the Constitution English All laws of the Maldives must be enacted in accordance with this Constitution.
Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right: Constitution of the Republic of the Maldives English.
The new legislation established fines, penalized theft and as- sault, created a state trading company and regulated foreign trade through a Foreign Investments Act and Freighters Act. Vice-President a There shall be a Vice President of the Maldives who shall assist the President in the discharge of his duties and responsibilities.
Government English a There shall be a Cabinet of Ministers appointed by the President, with responsibility for the duties and dihvehi assigned to them by the President, this Constitution and the law. Political Rights and Association English Unless otherwise provided constktution this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right: Political Rights and Association a Every citizen has the right to establish and to participate in the activities of political parties.
The Judges are independent, and subject only to the Constitution and the law. Status of the Constitution English It is the duty of the State to follow the provisions of this Constitution, and to protect and promote the rights and freedoms provided in this Chapter.
Marriage and Family Life English Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his private communications.
Maldives Law : Constitution of Maldives
The government proclaimed that this change was brought to encourage the people of the country to live in friendship, amity and co-operation, and to encourage good deeds and respect among one another and being just, and to live in equality and fraternity. Coonstitution law or part of any law contrary to the fundamental rights or freedoms guaranteed by this Chapter shall be void or void to the extent of such inconsistency.
This constitution was amended thrice, inand respectively. The drafting process was slow with rival political parties at loggerheads over several issues including the opposition proposed adoption of a parliamentary system in the Maldives.
Such statute shall specify the responsibilities, powers, mandate, qualifications, and ethical standards of members. Status of the Constitution All laws of the Maldives must be enacted in accordance with this Constitution. Judicial Protection English Anyone whose rights or freedoms, as guaranteed by this Chapter, have been infringed or denied may apply to a court to obtain a just remedy. With the ratification of maldivew first Constitution of the Maldives on December 22, the first semblance of representative government came into effect.
Constitution of the Maldives
Protection from Violence English a Children and young people are entitled to special protection and special assistance from the family, the community and the State. Protection from Violence a Children and young people are entitled to special protection and special assistance from the family, the community and the State. It is the duty of the State to follow the provisions of this Constitution, and to protect and promote the rights and freedoms provided in this Chapter.
When interpreting and applying the rights and freedoms contained within this Chapter,7 a court or tribunal shall promote the values that underlie an open and malvives society based on human dignity, equality and freedom, and shall consider international treaties to which the Maldives is a party. Article 25 no slavery or forced labour ; 3.
Book Category Asia portal. Public Institutions and Services English b In carrying out its powers and functions, the Civil Service Cinstitution shall be governed by democratic values and principles, including the following: Article 21 right to life ; 2. Head of State English The President shall be elected directly by the constitufion by universal and maleives suffrage.