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Obligations of Private Parties

Estonia, English

… The rights, freedoms and duties set out in the Constitution extend to legal persons in so far as this is in accordance with the purpose of legal personality and with the nature of such rights, freedoms and duties. (Sec. 9)

Estonia, Estonian

… Põhiseaduses loetletud õigused, vabadused ja kohustused laienevad juriidilistele isikutele niivõrd, kui see on kooskõlas juriidiliste isikute üldiste eesmärkide ja selliste õiguste, vabaduste ja kohustuste olemusega. (§ 9)

Obligations of Private Parties

Estonia, English

... When exercising his or her rights and freedoms and fulfilling his or her duties, everyone must respect and observe the rights and freedoms of others, and obey the law. (Sec. 19)

Estonia, Estonian

... Igaüks peab oma õiguste ja vabaduste kasutamisel ning kohustuste täitmisel austama ja arvestama teiste inimeste õigusi ja vabadusi ning järgima seadust. (§ 19)

Obligations of Private Parties

Mozambique, English

1. Individual rights and freedoms shall be directly applicable, shall bind both public and private entities, shall be guaranteed by the State, and shall be exercised within the Constitutional framework and the law.
... (Art. 56)

Mozambique, Portuguese

1. Os direitos e liberdades individuais são directamente aplicáveis, vinculam as entidades públicas e privadas, são garantidos pelo Estado e devem ser exercidos no quadro da Constituição e das leis.
... (Art. 56)

Obligations of Private Parties

Sao Tome and Principe, English

Citizens shall have duties with respect to society and the State; they may not exercise their rights by violating the rights of other citizens, and by disrespecting the just demands of morality, of public order and of national independence defined in the law. (Art. 21)

Sao Tome and Principe, Portuguese

Os cidadãos têm deveres para com a sociedade e o Estado, não podendo exercer os seus direitos com violação dos direitos dos outros cidadãos, e desrespeito das justas exigências da moral, da ordem pública e da independência nacional definidas na lei. (Art. 21)

Obligations of Private Parties

Guinea-Bissau, English

1 - The constitutional principles in respect of rights, freedoms and guarantees shall be directly applicable to, and binding upon, all public and private entities.
… (Art. 30)

Guinea-Bissau, Portuguese

1 - Os preceitos constitucionais respeitantes aos direitos, liberdades e garantias são directamente aplicáveis e vinculam as entidades públicas e privadas.
… (Art. 30)

Obligations of Private Parties

Lesotho, English

(1) Whereas every person in Lesotho is entitled, whatever his race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status to fundamental human rights and freedoms, that is to say, to each and all of the following— …

the provisions of this Chapter3 shall have effect for the purpose of affording protection to those rights and freedoms, subject to such limitations of that protection as are contained in those provisions, being limitations designed to ensure that the enjoyment of the said rights and freedoms by any person does not prejudice the rights and freedoms of others or the public interest.
(2) For the avoidance of doubt and without prejudice to any other provision of this Constitution it is hereby declared that the provisions of this Chapter shall, except where the context otherwise requires, apply as well in relation to things done or omitted to be done by persons acting in a private capacity (whether by virtue of any written law or otherwise) as in relation to things done or omitted to be done by or on behalf of the Government of Lesotho or by any person acting in the performance of the functions of any public office or any public authority. (Sec. 4)

Obligations of Private Parties

Tanzania, United Republic of, English

(1) The human rights and freedoms, the principles of which are set out in this Constitution, shall not be exercised by a person in a manner that causes interference with or curtailment of the rights and freedoms of other persons or of the public interest.
… (Art. 30)

Obligations of Private Parties

Afghanistan, Dari

آزادی حق طبیعی انسان است . این حق جز آزادی دیگران و مصالح عامه
كه توسط قانون تنظیم می گردد،
حدودی ندارد. ... (مادۀ ۲۶)

Afghanistan, English

Liberty is the natural right of human beings. This right has no limits unless affecting others freedoms as well as the public interest, which shall be regulated by law. … (Art. 24)

Afghanistan, Pashto

آزادي د انسان طبيعي حق دى . دا حق د نورو له آزادۍ او له عامه مصالحو
پرته چې د قانون له ليارې تنظيمېږي حدودنه لري. ... (۲۶ ماده)

Obligations of Private Parties

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, English

Nothing in this Convention may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein or at their limitation to a greater extent than is provided for in the Convention. (Art. 17 of ECHR, Human Rights Act 1998 Schedule 1)

Obligations of Private Parties

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, English

Everyone has a duty to fulfill his or her social responsibilities and participate together in the political, civic and community life of the country, promoting and protecting human rights as the foundation of democratic coexistence and social peace. (Art. 132)

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Spanish

Toda persona tiene el deber de cumplir sus responsabilidades sociales y participar solidariamente en la vida política, civil y comunitaria del país, promoviendo y defendiendo los derechos humanos como fundamento de la convivencia democrática y de la paz social. (Art. 132)