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Kiribati

Constitution as adopted on 12 July 1979.

Section 10

    2. Every person who is charged with a criminal offence...
      (b) shall be informed as soon as reasonably practicable, in detail and in a language that he understands, of the nature of the offence charged;...

      (f) shall be permitted to have without payment the assistance of an interpreter if he cannot understand the language used at the trial of the charge;

Section 127

    The provisions of this Constitution shall be published in a Kiribati language text as well as this English text, but in the event of any inconsistency between the two texts this English text shall prevail.

     

    Text of the Constitution


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