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Constitution as adopted on 11 November 1962.

Article 3

    The official language of the State is Arabic.

Article 29

    (1) All people are equal in human dignity and in public rights and duties before the law, without distinction to race, origin, language, or religion.

Article 82

    A member of the National Assembly shall...
      (d) be able to read and write Arabic well..

Note: The complete text of the Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Kuwait are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Bern.

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