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Fundamental Law of the Second Republic of Guinea (1990)

Title II, Article 19:

“[The people of Guinea] shall have the right to the preservation of their heritage, culture and environment.”

*This provision was moved to Article 21 in the 2010 Constitution of Guinea, which included a more explicit environmental rights provision under Title II, Article 16: “Every person has the right to a healthy and lasting environment and the duty to defend it. The State sees to the protection of the environment.”

Title II, Article 16:

“The State sees to the protection of the environment.”