Act No: 22/ Dhivehi to English Translation . the Maldives in accordance with the Constitution. All matters adjudicated before the courts of the Maldives. This complete constitution has been generated from excerpts of texts The national language of the Maldives is Dhivehi. • Official or national. Home · Laws · Publication · Constitution · Dhivehi. THE CONSTITUTION. Download The Constitution of Maldives –
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The President shall be elected directly by the people by universal and secret suffrage. Obligations of the State Any law or part of any law contrary to the fundamental rights or freedoms guaranteed by this Chapter shall be void or void to the extent of such inconsistency. Head of State English The President shall be elected directly by the people by universal and secret suffrage.
Judicial Protection English When interpreting and applying the rights and freedoms contained within this Chapter, a court or tribunal shall promote the values that underlie an open and democratic society based on human dignity, equality and freedom, and shall consider international treaties to which the Maldives is a party.
Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure a Every citizen has the right to acquire, own, inherit, transfer or otherwise transact of such property.
Participation in Public Life and Institutions Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right: Every individual is equal before and under the law, and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law.
The second constitution was amended in and reinstated freedom from arbitrary arrest and banishment and freedom of expression, speech and association.
Vice-President English a There shall be a Vice President of the Maldives who shall assist the President in the discharge of his duties and responsibilities. The new constitution also limited the presidential term to five years, but appointed Al-Ameer Mohamed Ameen Dhoshimeyna Kilegefaanu as the first president of the Maldives. Islam shall be the one of the basis of all the laws of the Maldives b No law contrary to any tenet of Islam8 shall be enacted in the Maldives Art.
Obligations of Private Parties English The exercise and enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms is inseparable from the performance of responsibilities and duties, and it is the responsibility of every citizen: Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right: In Junean assembly, called the “Special Majlis “, completed a new constitution.
Status of International Law d Measures adopted in an emergency shall be consistent with the obligations of the Maldives under international law applicable to states of emergency. The option shall be pronounced in like manner as in the case of a judgement on appeal to the Supreme Court. Employment Rights and Protection Every dhivehl engaged in employment with the State shall have the right of pension as provided by law.
Book Category Asia portal. Status of the Constitution English The powers of the State shall be exercised in accordance with this Constitution. The drafting process was slow with rival political parties at loggerheads over constitutin issues including the opposition proposed adoption of a parliamentary system in the Maldives. Vice-President A person elected as President shall have the following qualifications: In the performance of their judicial functions, Judges must apply the Constitution and the law impartially and without fear, favour or prejudice.
Constitution of the Maldives
When interpreting and applying the rights and freedoms contained within this Chapter, a court or tribunal shall promote the values that underlie an open and democratic society based on human dignity, equality and freedom, and shall consider international treaties to which the Maldives is a party. Government English a A person shall be qualified to be a member of mqldives Cabinet if he: A unicameral legislature was reinstated with 54 members, of which 6 were to represent the king, 46 to represent the people and two to represent businessmen.
Administrative divisions Provinces and atolls Natural atolls Local Councils. Religious Law The Maldives is a sovereign, independent, democratic Republic based on the principles of Islam, and is a unitary State, to be known as the Republic of the Maldives.
Obligations of the State English a The enumeration of rights and freedoms in this Chapter are guaranteed equally to female and male persons.
Article 51 rights of the accused ; 8. Religious Law English The Maldives is a sovereign, independent, democratic Republic based on the principles of Islam, and is a unitary State, to be known as the Republic of the Maldives. Outline Index Book Category Portal. Shortly after the Maldives won independence from the British Empire, the fourth constitution was repealed and a Second Republic was established under the rule of President Ibrahim Nasir in Status of the Constitution It is the duty of the State to follow the provisions of this Constitution, and to protect and promote the rights and freedoms provided in this Chapter.
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Status of the Constitution The powers of the State shall be exercised in accordance with this Constitution. Article 64 non-compliance with unlawful orders. It provides the legal foundation for the existence of the Republic of Maldives, sets out the rights and duties of the citizens of Maldives, and ,aldives the structure of the Government of the Maldives.