A report on Constitution

Constitution of the Year XII (First French Republic)
Constitution of the Kingdom of Naples in 1848.
Detail from Hammurabi's stele shows him receiving the laws of Babylon from the seated sun deity.
Diagram illustrating the classification of constitutions by Aristotle.
Third volume of the compilation of Catalan Constitutions of 1585
The Cossack Constitution of Pylyp Orlyk, 1710.
A painting depicting George Washington at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution
Constitution of May 3, 1791 (painting by Jan Matejko, 1891). Polish King Stanisław August (left, in regal ermine-trimmed cloak), enters St. John's Cathedral, where Sejm deputies will swear to uphold the new Constitution; in background, Warsaw's Royal Castle, where the Constitution has just been adopted.
Presidential copy of the Russian Constitution.
Magna Carta
United States Constitution

Aggregate of fundamental principles or established precedents that constitute the legal basis of a polity, organisation or other type of entity and commonly determine how that entity is to be governed.

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Constitution of the Year XII (First French Republic)

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The original cover of Thomas Hobbes's work Leviathan (1651), in which he discusses the concept of the social contract theory.

Social contract

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Theory or model that originated during the Age of Enlightenment and usually concerns the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual.

Theory or model that originated during the Age of Enlightenment and usually concerns the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual.

The original cover of Thomas Hobbes's work Leviathan (1651), in which he discusses the concept of the social contract theory.

To consent, a necessary condition is that the rules be constitutional in that sense.

Constitution of Morocco

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The Constitution of Morocco is the supreme law of the Kingdom of Morocco.

The European Parliament during a plenary session in 2014.

Parliamentary procedure

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Accepted rules, ethics, and customs governing meetings of an assembly or organization.

Accepted rules, ethics, and customs governing meetings of an assembly or organization.

The European Parliament during a plenary session in 2014.

Parliamentary procedure also allows for rules in regards to nomination, voting, debate, disciplinary action, appeals, and the drafting of organization charters, constitutions, and bylaws.

Constitution of the Soviet Union

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The Constitutions of the Soviet Union were three versions of the constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Soviet Union) in effect from 31 January 1924 to 26 December 1991.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004.

Convention (meeting)

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Gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest.

Gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004.
Wikimania 2006: Photo of some participants during the lunch break. Wikimania is an international conference of users of Wikipedia and other projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, which has been held annually since 2005.
Lecture during the summer meeting of the Association of North German Surgeons in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Parliament building.

The National Convention or just "Convention" in France comprised the constitutional and legislative assembly which sat from September 20, 1792, to October 26, 1795.

An Agreement of the People, 1647

An Agreement of the People

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Series of manifestos, published between 1647 and 1649, for constitutional changes to the English state.

Series of manifestos, published between 1647 and 1649, for constitutional changes to the English state.

An Agreement of the People, 1647

The Levellers hoped to base England's new constitution on the Agreement of the People. But in the end, the New Model Army based their demands on an alternative less revolutionary document, the Heads of Proposals, that was proposed and supported by the Grandees (senior officers) of the Army.

The British Government asks travelers arriving at London Stansted Airport not to destroy their travel documents, in order to be able to adjudicate their eligibility to enter the country

Freedom of movement

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Human rights concept encompassing the right of individuals to travel from place to place within the territory of a country, and to leave the country and return to it.

Human rights concept encompassing the right of individuals to travel from place to place within the territory of a country, and to leave the country and return to it.

The British Government asks travelers arriving at London Stansted Airport not to destroy their travel documents, in order to be able to adjudicate their eligibility to enter the country
European Union Freedom-of-Movement Area
Hongping, Shennongjia District - within a section of Hubei province closed to foreign visitors
An internal Israeli checkpoint near the town of Bethlehem.
Palestinians queue to pass through a checkpoint between neighborhoods in the city of Hebron.
The Svalbard area is an entirely visa-free zone.
Dark green: full members.
Light green: associated members.
Red: suspended members.
Blue: observer members.

Apart from Magna Carta, the protection of rights and liberties in this field has tended to come from the common law rather than formal constitutional codes and conventions, and can be changed by Parliament without the protection of being entrenched in a constitution.

The Parliament of Åland

Devolution

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Statutory delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as a regional or local level.

Statutory delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as a regional or local level.

The Parliament of Åland
Fort Hall Indian Casino, Idaho. Gambling is allowed within Native American reservation lands while illegal on non-reservation land geographically in the same state.

In federal systems, by contrast, sub-unit government is guaranteed in the constitution, so the powers of the sub-units cannot be withdrawn unilaterally by the central government (i.e. not through the process of constitutional amendment).

Israeli Supreme Court, 50th anniversary celebration

Basic Laws of Israel

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The Basic Laws of Israel (Ḥukey HaYesod) are thirteen constitutional laws of the State of Israel, and some of them can only be changed by a supermajority vote in the Knesset (with varying requirements for different Basic Laws and sections).

The Basic Laws of Israel (Ḥukey HaYesod) are thirteen constitutional laws of the State of Israel, and some of them can only be changed by a supermajority vote in the Knesset (with varying requirements for different Basic Laws and sections).

Israeli Supreme Court, 50th anniversary celebration
Cover page for Israeli Constitution draft proposed by the Institute for Zionist Strategies

Instead of a formal written constitution, and in accordance with the Harari Decision of 13 June 1950 adopted by the Israeli Constituent Assembly (the First Knesset), the State of Israel has enacted several Basic Laws of Israel dealing with government arrangements and with human rights.

Colombian Constitution of 1991

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Territorial limits of Colombia with its neighbours, 1810-present

The Political Constitution of Colombia of 1991 (Constitución Política de Colombia de 1991), is the Constitution of the Republic of Colombia.