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Constitution of 31 March 1996 as amended

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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:April 8, 1996
Date of Text (Adopted):March 31, 1996
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
The Constitution of the Republic of Chad was adopted by referendum on 31 March 1996 and entered into force on 8 April of the same year. It was last amended by the Constitutional Act 08/PR/2005 of 15 July 2005.

This Constitution does not contain provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights.

However, Article 41 of Chapter I “Liberties and Fundamental Rights", in Title II “Liberties, Fundamental Rights and Duties”; and Article 144, in Title VI “Judicial Power” specify the right to private property. (See pages 6 & 23).

Date of entry into force: see Title XVI - Final Provisions, Article 227
Available Texts: 
French

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