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France - Constitution

Adopted on: 28 Sep 1958 (Document Status: 25 June 1992)

Article 2 [State Form and Symbols] 

(1) France is an indivisible, secular, democratic, and social Republic. It ensures the equality of all citizens before the law, without distinction as to origin, race, or religion. It respects all beliefs.
Article 77 [Autonomy] 
(3) All citizens shall be equal before the law, regardless of their origin, race or religion. They shall have the same duties.
Note: Further information on the constitutional background of France is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg. 
 


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