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1987 Constitution with the Reforms of 1992

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Suriname

Year of current version:1992
Date of entry into force of original text:September 30, 1987
Date of Text (Adopted):September 30, 1987
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
Consolidated version,1992


The current Constitution of Suriname (in Dutch: Grondwet van Suriname), was adopted on 30 September 1987 and came into force on the same day.
This Constitution does not contain provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights. However, article 8.1. of the Constitution guarantees the protection of person and property as one of the basic rights, individual rights and freedoms under the Constitution. Moreover, article 39. c. guarantees that, "in the execution of its education policy, the State shall be under the obligation to enable all citizens to attain the highest levels of education, scientific research and artistic creation (...)".
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Dutch

Grondwet van de Republiek Suriname Grondwet van de Republiek Suriname, Complete document (pdf) [256 KB]

English

1987 Constitution with the Reforms of 1992 1987 Constitution with the Reforms of 1992, Complete document (pdf) [159 KB] 1987 Constitution with the Reforms of 1992, Complete document (htm) [126 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:SR002

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