Seychelles

Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles

Latest Version in WIPO Lex
Year of Version:
2011
Dates:
Entry into force: June 23, 1993
Adopted: June 18, 1993
Type of Text:
Constitution/Basic Law
Subject Matter:
Other
Notes:
The current Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles was approved by referendum on June 18, 1993 and amended in 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, and in 2011. It enshrines the fundamental rights of citizens of Seychelles and affirms the democratic values.
The President is the Head of State and Government, as well as Commander in Chief of the armed forces (Article 50). The President is elected by direct universal suffrage and is restricted to three terms of office of five years each (Article 52).
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English
Constitution of the Republic of Seychellespdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
French
Constitution de la République des Seychellespdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
WIPO Lex No.
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