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Korea (Republic) - Constitution

Adopted on: 17 July 1948 (Document Status: 29 Oct 1987)

Article 11 [Equality] 

(1) All citizens are equal before the law, and there may be no discrimination in political, economic, social, or cultural life on account of sex, religion, or social status.
Article 20 [Religion, Church] 
(1) All citizens enjoy the freedom of religion. 
(2) No state religion may be recognized, and church and state are to be separated.
Note: Further information on the constitutional background of South Korea is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg. 
 


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