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The Global Gender Equality Constitutional Database is a repository of gender equality related provisions in 194 constitutions from around the world. The Database was updated in partnership with the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and with support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the Government of Japan. Experience its wealth and depth of information by starting your search now.

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Political Rights and Association

Solomon Islands, English

Whereas every person in Solomon Islands is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, the right, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinions, colour, creed or sex, but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely:-

(b) freedom of conscience of expression and of assembly and association;
… (Sec. 3)

Political Rights and Association

Solomon Islands, English

(1) Except with his own consent, no person shall be hindered in the enjoyment of his freedom of assembly and association, that is to say, his right to assemble freely and associate with other persons and in particular to form or belong to political parties or to form or belong to trade unions or other associations for the protection of his interests.
… (Sec. 13)

Political Rights and Association

Solomon Islands, English

We the people of Solomon Islands, …
AGREE AND PLEDGE that -
(a) our government shall be based on democratic principles of universal suffrage and the responsibility of executive authorities to elected assemblies;
… (Preamble)

Political Rights and Association

Solomon Islands, English

(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a person shall be entitled to be registered as an elector if, and shall not be so entitled unless -
(a) he is a citizen of Solomon Islands; and
(b) he has attained the age of eighteen years.
... (Sec. 55)

Political Rights and Association

Solomon Islands, English

(1) Any person who is registered as an elector in any constituency shall be entitled to vote in such manner as may be prescribed at any election for that constituency … (Sec. 56)

Political Rights and Association

Marshall Islands, English

(1) Every person has the right …
to freedom of peaceful assembly and association;
… (Art. II, Sec. 1)

Political Rights and Association

Marshall Islands, English


(2) Every person has the right to participate in the electoral process, whether as a voter or as a candidate for office, subject only to the qualifications prescribed in this Constitution and to election regulations which make it possible for all eligible persons to take part.
(3) In the administration of judicial and electoral processes, no fee may be imposed so as to prevent participation by a person unable to afford such fee. (Art. II, Sec. 14)

Political Rights and Association

Marshall Islands, English

(1) Elections of members of the Nitijela shall be conducted by secret ballot under a system of universal suffrage for all citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands who have attained the age of 18 years, and who are otherwise qualified to vote pursuant to this Section.
… (Art. IV, Sec. 3)

Political Rights and Association

Palau, English

A citizen of Palau eighteen (18) years of age or older may vote in national and state elections. The Olbiil Era Kelulau shall prescribe a minimum period of residence and provide voter registration for national elections. Each state shall prescribe a minimum period of residence and provide for voter registration for state elections. ... (Art. VII)

Political Rights and Association

Palau, English

The government shall take no action to deny or impair the right of any person to peacefully assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances or to associate with others for any lawful purpose including the right to organize and to bargain collectively. (Art. IV, Sec. 3)