Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius

Digest

This Constitution declares Mauritius as a sovereign and democratic State. Chapter II deals with the protection of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual such as the right to life as well as the protection from slavery, inhuman treatment and deprivation of property. Chapter IV elucidates the functions of the President and Vice-President whereas Chapters V, VI and VII stipulate the functions of the three arms of government; Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary respectively. Finally, Chapter X contains provisions in relation to government expenditure and revenue allocation.

Country: Mauritius
Statute Number: 54
Year: 1968