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Constitution of the Democratic Republic of East Timor/Timor-Leste (2002)

Title II, Section 1, Article 61:

“All have the right to a humane, healthy, and ecologically balanced environment and the duty to protect it and improve it for the benefit of the future generations.”

Part 1, Section 6:

“The fundamental objectives of the State shall be: To protect the environment and to preserve natural resources.”