Foreign Constitutions




The war on drugs is rule without law violating the 
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 

Constitutions of Nations
http://pdba.georgetown.edu/Constitutions/constudies.html

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml

http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html

Article 3. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. 
Article 6. Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law. 
Article 7. All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.

Article 8. Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

Article 10. Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him. 

Article 17. 
(1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others. 
(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.

Article 29 (2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society. Relative Rights Different Countries

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BELIZE, THE CONSTITUTION OF 
http://www.belizelaw.org/e_library/constitution.html

Part I 
2. This Constitution is the supreme law of Belize and if any other law is inconsistent with this Constitution that other law shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void. 

Part II Fundamental rights and freedom
3 Whereas every person in Belize is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, …. but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely- 
(a) liberty 
(c) privacy 
(d) property 
does not prejudice the rights and freedoms of others or the public interest. 
9. (2) the law in question makes reasonable provision 
(a) interest public safety 
(b) protecting the rights of others 
15. Privacy 
17. property 
Part VII Judiciary 
96 Constitutional Question

Canada Charter of Rights and Freedoms
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/charter/

 Part I

1,The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the rights and freedoms set out in it subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society.
7, Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice

8, Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.
15,(1) Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability.
24 1) Anyone whose rights or freedoms, as guaranteed by this Charter, have been infringed or denied may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction to obtain such remedy as the court considers appropriate and just in the circumstances. 

http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/charter/#garantie

Columbia Constitutionhttp://confinder.richmond.edu/admin/docs/colombia_const2.pdf

Art. 4 Constitution Supreme law of the land 
Art. 13 Equal Protection; Necessary 
Art. 14 person 
Art. 15 privacy 

Art. 16 Free personal development 
Art. 30 habeas corpus

France: Declaration of Rights of Man and of the Citizens
http://www.constitution.org/fr/fr_drm.htm

ISRAEL'S BASIC LAW: HUMAN DIGNITY AND LIBERTY
http://www.israelhumanrights.com/humanrightsisrael.html

Jamaica Constitution 1962 
http://pdba.georgetown.edu/Constitutions/Jamaica/jam62.html

Schedule II Chapter Three)

13. Fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual.
Schedule IIChapter Three)
13. Fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual. 13.

20. Provisions to secure protection of law. 
(1)Whenever any person is charged with a criminal offense he shall, unless the charge is withdrawn, be afforded a fair hearing within a reasonable time by an independent and impartial court established by law.
(2)Any court or other authority prescribed by law for the determination of the existence or the extent of civil rights 
or obligations shall be independent and impartial; and where proceedings for such a determination are instituted by any person before such a courtor other authority, the case shall be given a fair hearing within a reasonable time.

Preamble 
c. equality of rights and duties among all citizens without discrimination.
f. right to private property 
[part] A fundamental provisions 
Chapter II rights and duties of the Citizens 
Article 7 Equality 
Article 8 liberty 
Article 14 Home 
Article 15 property 
[Part] B Powers 
Article 19 [ Constitutional Council] supervise the constitutionality of laws 
Article 20 [judicial Power]

Whereas every person in Jamaica is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, has the right, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinions, colour, creed or sex, subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely-
(a)life, liberty, security of the person, the enjoyment of property and the protection of the law;
(b)freedom of conscience, of expression and of peaceful assembly and association; and
(c) respect for his private and family life, the subsequent provisions of this Chapter shall have effect for the purpose of affording protection to the aforesaid rights and freedoms, subject to such limitations of that protection as are contained in those provisions being limitations designed to ensure that the enjoyment of the said rights and freedoms by any individual does not prejudice the rights
and freedoms of others or the public interest.

Lebanon Constitution 
http://www.servat.unibe.ch/icl/le00000_.html

 

Mexico Constitution
http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/mexico/1917-Constitution.htm
Title One Chapter 1, Individual guarantees 
Article 1, persons
Article 4 Exercise of liberty 
Article 103 All controversies violate individual rights.



Netherlands 
http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/3ae6b5730.html
Article 13 Privacy 
Article 15 Deprivation of liberty
Article 120 The constitutionality of Acts of Parliament and treaties shall not be reviewed by the courts.

NEW ZEALAND BILL RIGHTS ACT 1990
http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1990/0109/latest/DLM224792.html

New Zealand Bill of Rights Arts. 21, 22 and 28 
Article 125.

New Zealand Bill of Rights Arts. 21, 22 and 28

http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1986/0114/latest/whole.html#DLM94204

NEW ZEALAND 

4. Other enactments not affected
No court shall, in relation to any enactment (whether passed or made before or after the commencement of this Bill of Rights),— (a) hold any provision of the enactment to be impliedly repealed or revoked, or to be in any way invalid or ineffective; or (b) decline to apply any provision of the enactment— by reason only that the provision is inconsistent with any provision of this Bill of Rights. 5 Justified limitations Subject to section 4, the rights and freedoms contained in this Bill of Rights may be subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society. 

21 Unreasonable search and seizureEveryone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure, whether of the person, property, or correspondence or otherwise. 22 Liberty of the person Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily arrested or detained.

27 RIGHT OF jUSTICE
(1) Every person has the right to the observance of the principles of natural justice by any tribunal or other public authority which has the power to make a determination in respect of that person's rights, obligations, or interests protected or recognised by law

(2) Every person whose rights, obligations, or interests protected or recognised by law have been affected by a determination of any tribunal or other public authority has the right to apply, in accordance with law, for judicial review of that determination. 

(3) Every person has the right to bring civil proceedings against, and to defend civil proceedings brought by, the Crown, and to have those proceedings heard, according to law, in the same way as civil proceedings between individuals. 

Norway Constitution

Judiciary
constitution.org/cons/norway/dok-bn.html http://www.
Article 88 limitation to bring a case as prescribed by law 
Article 95 no dispensation no redress 
Article 102 Search of private homes shall not be made except in criminal cases. 

RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE CONSTITUTION OF THE 
http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/russian/const/constit.html


Article 17. `The basic rights and liberties in conformity with the commonly recognized principles and norms of the international law shall be recognized and guaranteed in the Russian Federation and under this Constitution.

United States, Constitution of thehttp://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.billofrights.html#amendmentv
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_of_rights

Article I Section 8 paragraph 18: “To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers,” See commerce clause paragraph 3

Amendment IV: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be search, and the persons or things to be seized.”

Amendment V No person ... "nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; "

 Amendment XIV " nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; " 

 

Uruguay, Constitution of

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/category,LEGAL,,,URY,3ae6b5600,0.html Art. 6 International treaties
Art. 7 liberty, property 

Art. 8 persons equal before the law 
Art. 10 Private action and public order 

Art. 11 Sanctity of home 
Art. 14 confiscation of property, political nature 
Art. 15 Arrested, reasonable grounds 
Art. 17 habeas corpus 

Art. 23 judges responsible for rights of individuals 
Art. 30 Right to petition authorities, 
Art. 32 Right of Property 
Art. 85 3) Enact laws protection of individual rights 
Art. 258 Declaration of unconstitutionality

 

Article 35.The right of private property shall be protected by law.

Chapter 7. Judiciary

4. The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, proceeding from complaints about violation of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens and requests from courts shall review the constitutionality of the law applied or due to be applied in a specific case in accordance with procedures established by federal law

 

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