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Constitution of the Republic of Haiti, 1987, Haiti

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Year of Version 1987 Dates Entry into force: March 29, 1987 Adopted: March 10, 1987 Type of Text Constitution/Basic Law Subject Matter Other Notes The current Constitution of Haiti was adopted by the Constituent National Assembly on March 10, 1987 and entered into force on March 29 of the same year.
The Constitution, the supreme law of the country, defines the government of Haiti as a cooperativist, free, democratic social republic with a dual executive (President and Prime Minister); a bicameral legislature (the National Assembly); and a judicial power vested in the Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation), the Courts of Appeal, Courts of First Instance, Justice of the Peace Courts, and special courts.

The Constitution of Haiti contains provisions for the protection of intellectual property rights in Article 38, explicitly stipulating that scientific, literary or artistic property is protected by law.


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