The Transitional Constitution Of The Republic Of South Sudan, 2011

 
ARRANGEMENT OF PARTS, CHAPTERS AND ARTICLES
 
 
Article                                                                                                                               Page
 
Preamble                                                                                                                                 1
 
Part One
South Sudan and the Constitution
 
1. The Republic of South Sudan and its Territory                                                              2
2. Sovereignty                                                                                                                           2
3. Supremacy of the Constitution                                                                                         2
4. Defence of the Constitution                                                                                              3
5. Sources of Legislation                                                                                                       
6. Language                                                                                                                             3
7. Symbols                                                                                                                                3
8. Religion                                                                                                                                 3
 
Part Two
Bill of Rights
 
9. Nature of the Bill of Rights                                                                                               4
10. Sanctity of Rights and Freedoms                                                                                 4
11. Life and Human Dignity                                                                                                  4
12. Personal Liberty                                                                                                               4
13. Freedom from Slavery, Servitude and Forced Labour                                              4
14. Equality before the Law                                                                                                  5
15. Right to Found a Family                                                                                                 5
16. Rights of Women                                                                                                            5
17. Rights of the Child                                                                                                          5
18. Freedom from Torture                                                                                                    6
19. Fair Trial                                                                                                                            6
20. Right to Litigation                                                                                                            7
21. Restriction on Death Penalty                                                                                        7
22. Privacy                                                                                                                               7
23. Religious Rights                                                                                                              7
24. Freedom of Expression and Media                                                                              8
25. Freedom of Assembly and Association                                                                       8
26. Right to Participation and Voting                                                                                   8
27. Freedom of Movement and Residence                                                                        8
28. Right to Own Property                                                                                                      9
29. Right to Education                                                                                                            9
30. Rights of Persons with Special Needs and the Elderly                                            9
31. Public Health Care                                                                                                            9
32. Right of Access to Information                                                                                        9
33. Rights of Ethnic and Cultural Communities                                                                9
34. Right to Housing                                                                                                              10
 
Part Three
Fundamental Objectives and Guiding Principles
 
Chapter I
Objectives and Principles
 
35. Guiding Objectives and Principles                                                                                10
36. Political Objectives                                                                                                           10
37. Economic Objectives                                                                                                       11
38. Education, Science, Art and Culture                                                                             12
39. Family                                                                                                                                 12
40. Children, Youth and Sports                                                                                            13
41. The Environment                                                                                                              13
42. Defence of the Republic of South Sudan                                                                    13
43. Foreign Policy                                                                                                                   13
44. Saving                                                                                                                                14
 
Chapter II
Citizenship and Nationality
 
45. Citizenship and Rights                                                                                                    14
46. Duties of the Citizen                                                                                                         15
 
Chapter III
The Decentralized System of Governance
 
47. Levels of Government                                                                                                      15
48. Devolution of Powers                                                                                                       15
49. Inter-Governmental Linkages                                                                                         16
 
Part Four
The National Government
 
50. Establishment of the National Government                                                                   17
51. Organs of the National Government                                                                                17
52. Powers and Competences of the National Government                                             17
53. Primary Responsibilities of the National Government                                                 17
 
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