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Trinidad and Tobago

The Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Year of current version:1976
Date of entry into force of original text:August 1, 1976
Date of Text (Adopted):March 24, 1976
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
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The current Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago was passed in the House of Representatives on the 26th day of March 1976.

This Constitution does not contain any provision concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, however, Part I of its first chapter on the recognition and protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms cites the enjoyment of property and the right not to be deprived thereof except by due process of law as a fundamental right.
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