(1) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, if any person alleges that any provision of this Constitution (other than Chapter II) has been contravened and that his interests are being or are likely to be affected by such contravention, then, without prejudice to any other action with respect to the same matter which is lawfully available, that person may apply to the High Court for a declaration and for relief under this section.
(2) The High Court shall have jurisdiction, in any application made by any person under the preceding subsection or in any other proceedings lawfully brought before the Court, to determine whether any provision of this Constitution (other than Chapter II) has been contravened and to make a declaration accordingly: …
(3) Where the High Court makes a declaration under the preceding subsection that any provision of this Constitutions has been contravened and the person by whom the application under subsection (1) of this section was made or, in the case of other proceedings before the Court, the party in those proceedings in respect of whom the declaration is made, seeks relief, the High Court may grant to that person such remedy, being a remedy available against any person in any proceedings in the High Court under any law in force in Kiribati, as the Court considers appropriate.
(5) The High Court shall have jurisdiction to make a declaration as to whether any Bill referred to it by the Beretitenti under section 66 (5) of this Constitution, if assented to, would be inconsistent with this Constitution.
(6) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the High Court shall have original jurisdiction to hear and determine any question as to the interpretation to this Constitution: Provided that the following authorities only are entitled to make application to the Court under this subsection-
(a) the Beretitetinti, acting in accordance with the advice of the Cabinet;
(b) the Attorney-General; and
(c) the Speaker. (Sec. 88)