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Guatemala Constitution

Guatemala Constitution

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 CONSTITUTIONAL DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE forTHE REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALAComparative Notes Constitution of the Republic of Guatemala, 1985 (as Amended to 1993) POLITICAL CONSTITUTIONof theREPUBLIC OF GUATEMALADecreed by theNATIONAL CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLYMay 31, 1985As Amended By Legislative Decree No. 18-93 of 17 November 1993
Table of Contents
 TITLE I: The Human Person, Goals, and Duties of the State CHAPTER I TITLE II: Human Rights CHAPTER I: Individual Rights CHAPTER II: Social Rights SECTION ONE: The Family SECTION TWO: Culture SECTION III: Indigenous Communities SECTION IV: Education 
SECTION V: Universities SECTION VI: Sports SECTION VII: Health, Security, and Social Assistance SECTION VIII: Work  SECTION IX: Workers of the State SECTION X: Economic and Social Regime CHAPTER III: Civic and Political Duties and Rights CHAPTER IV: Limitation of Constitutional Rights TITLE III: The State CHAPTER I CHAPTER II: Nationality and Citizenship CHAPTER III: International Relations of the State TITLE IV: Public Power CHAPTER I: Exercise of Public Power CHAPTER II: The Legislative Organism SECTION I: The Congress SECTION II: Powers
of the Congress SECTION III: Formation and Sanction of the Law CHAPTER III: The Executive Organism SECTION I: President of the Republic SECTION II: Vice President of the Republic SECTION III: Ministers of State CHAPTER IV: The Judicial Organism SECTION I: General Provisions SECTION II: The Supreme Court of Justice 
SECTION III: Court of Appeals and Other Tribunals TITLE V: Structure and Organization of the State CHAPTER I: Electoral Political Regime CHAPTER II: Administrative Regime CHAPTER III: Regime of Control and Supervision
 CHAPTER IV: Financial Regime CHAPTER V: The Army CHAPTER VI: The Public Ministry and the Office of the Procurator General of the Nation CHAPTER VII: Municipal Regime TITLE VI: Constitutional Guarantees and Defense of the Constitutional Order CHAPTER I: Habeas Corpus
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 CHAPTER II: Amparo CHAPTER III: Unconstitutionality of the Laws CHAPTER IV: The Court of Constitutionality CHAPTER V: Commission and Procurator of Human Rights CHAPTER VI: Law of Amparo, Habeas Corpus and Constitutionality TITLE VII: Amendments to the Constitution TITLE VIII: Transitory and Final Provisions INVOKING THE NAME OF GOD,We, the representatives of the people of Guatemala, elected freely and democratically,meeting in the National Constituent Assembly in order to organize the State juridically andlegally; affirming the primacy of the human person as the subject and purpose
of thesocial order; recognizing the family as the primary and fundamental genesis of the spiritualand moral values of the society and, the State, as responsible for promoting the commongood, the consolidation of the regime of legality, security, justice, equality, freedom, andpeace; inspired by the ideals of our history and epitomizing our traditions and cultural legacy;decided to promote the complete implementation of Human Rights within a stable,

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