Iraq

Iraqi Constitution

Latest Version in WIPO Lex
Year of Version:
2005
Dates:
Entry into force: October 15, 2005
Adopted: September 18, 2005
Type of Text:
Constitution/Basic Law
Subject Matter:
Other
Notes:
The current Constitution of Iraq was approved by referendum on 15 October 2005, to replace the Law of Administration for the State of Iraq for the Transitional Period (TAL), previously adopted by a Governing Council appointed by the Coalition Provisional Authority after the Iraq War. This Constitution defines Iraq as a democratic, federal, representative and parliamentary republic, with Islam as the State religion and basic foundation for the country’s laws.
Iraq has a federal government wh
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Available Texts:
Arabic
دستور جمهورية العراقpdf
English
Iraqi Constitutionpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
WIPO Lex No.
IQ004