the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia

Year of Version:2011
Date of Entry into Force:November 20, 1991
Date of Text (Adopted):November 17, 1991
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
The Constitution of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was adopted on November 17, 1991, and has been amended 32 times, most recently on April 12, 2011. As the supreme law of the country, the Constitution defines the organization of the state authority, the separation of powers and the rights of the Macedonian citizens.

The Constitution guarantees the freedom of artistic and intellectual creation (Article 47), and the protection, promotion and enhancement of the historical and artistic heritage of Macedonia and all communities in Macedonia (Article 56 & Amendment IX of the Constitution).
Furthermore, the Constitution provides protection to property rights (Article 30).
Available Texts: 
English

Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, Complete document (pdf) [102 KB] Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, Complete document (htm) [84 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Macedonian

Устав на Република Македониjа Устав на Република Македониjа, Complete document (pdf) [264 KB] Устав на Република Македониjа, Complete document (htm) [146 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:MK014