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Comparative Constitutional Law Documents

Comparative Constitutional Law Documents
  • Year of publication 2019
  • 150 pages
Editor:Aalt Willem Heringa and Sascha Hardt
Categories: Law Comparative Law / Conflict of Laws
Law Constitutional Law and Human Rights
Voor docenten: Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (WO)
Icon_printbook 978‐94‐6236‐930‐6 | 1st edition | ±€ 29,00
Expected 19 August 2019

The selection includes legal texts, constitutions and treaty texts in the field of comparative constitutional law and has been prepared primarily as a tool to assist students and others interested in comparative constitutional law. The documents provide information and enable study and discussion on some of the major aspects of constitutional law. The documents are either original English texts or unofficial English translations. The following documents are included



  • Declaration of 1789                                                                                                   
  • Preamble of 1946                                                                                                       
  • Constitution                                                                                                                
  • Electoral Code                                                                                                             


  • Basic Law                                                                                                                 
  • Federal Elections Act                                                                                              

The Netherlands

  • Charter for the Kingdom                                                                        
  • The Netherlands: Constitution                                                                                              
  • The Netherlands: Elections Act                                                                                             

United Kingdom

  • Bill of Rights 1689                                                                                     
  • Parliament Act 1911/1949                                                                     
  • Human Rights Act 1998                                                                           
  • Constitutional Reform Act 2005                                                            
  • Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010                            
  • Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011                                                         
  • Scotland Act 1998
  • Northern Ireland Act 1998
  • Government of Wales Act 2006  
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

United States

  • Constitution and Amendments

Council of Europe

  • European European Convention on Human Rights (Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms)  
  • Protocol 16 to the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms


  • Treaty on European Union (2007)
  • Selected provision of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).
  • Protocol (No 1) on the role of National Parliaments in the European Union
  • Protocol (No 2) on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of The European Union

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