Lao People's Democratic Republic's Constitution of 1991 with Amendments through 2003

This Constitution is the constitution of the people’s democratic regime in our country. It recognises the great achievements of our people in the course of their struggles for national liberation [and their] protection and construction of the country[,] and [it] defines the political regime, the socioeconomic system, the regimes of national security, defence and foreign affairs, the rights and obligations of citizens and the system of organisation of state apparatus in the new period. This is the first time in the history of our nation that the right of self-determination of the people has been defined in the fundamental law of the country

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Issuing agency/parties
  • Ministry of Justice
Language
  • English
Formal type of document Constitution
Topics Constitution and rights
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
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Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 1991-08-14
Effective/Enforced Date 1991-08-14
Publication reference This complete constitution has been generated from excerpts of texts from the repository of the Comparative Constitutions Project, and distributed on constituteproject.org.
Links to source https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Laos_2003.pdf?lang=en
Date uploaded January 4, 2018, 02:50 (UTC)
Date modified December 17, 2019, 04:16 (UTC)