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Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (1991)

  • Author: Josh
  • Date Posted: Oct 12, 2016
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  • Address: Nouakchott, Mauritania

Title I, Article 19:

“The citizens enjoy the same rights and duties vis-à-vis the Nation. They participate equally in the construction [edification] of the Fatherland and have right, under the same conditions, to sustainable development and to an environment balanced and respectful of health.”

*This provision represents an amendment to the 1991 Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania that was promulgated in 2012.