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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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Head of State

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The President of the Republic is elected by direct universal suffrage for a mandate of five years renewable a single time.
… (Art. 70)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Président de la République est élu au suffrage universel direct pour un mandate de cinq ans renouvelable une seule fois.
… (Art. 70)

Head of State

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

No one may be a candidate for election as President of the Republic, if they do not meet the following conditions:
1. to possess Congolese nationality of origin;
2. to be at least 30 years of age;
3. to enjoy full civil and political rights;
4. to not be subject to one of the cases of exclusion established by the electoral law. (Art. 72)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Nul ne peut être candidat à l’élection du Président de la République s’il ne remplit les conditions ci-après:
1. posséder la nationalité congolaise d’origine;
2. être âgé de 30 ans au moins;
3. jouir de la plénitude de ses droits civils et politiques;
4. ne pas se trouver dans un des cas d’exclusion prévus par la loi électorale. (Art. 72)

Head of State

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The President of the Republic is the Head of the State. He represents the Nation and is the symbol of the national unity.
He sees to the respect for the Constitution.
… He is the guarantor … of respect for the international treaties and agreements. (Art. 69)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Président de la République est le Chef de l’Etat. Il représente la nation et il est le symbole de l’unité nationale.
Il veille au respect de la Constitution.
… Il est le garant … du respect des traités et accords internationaux. (Art. 69)

Head of State

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, English

The President of the Republic is elected by the simple majority of the suffrage expressed. (Art. 71)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the, French

Le Président de la République est élu à la majorité simple des suffrages exprimés. (Art. 71)

Head of State

Eritrea, English

1. The President of Eritrea is the Head of the State and the Government of Eritrea and the Commander-in-Chief of the Eritrean Defense Forces.
2. The executive authority is vested in the President, which he shall exercise, in consultation with the Cabinet, pursuant to the provisions of this Constitution.
3. The President shall ensure respect of the Constitution; the integrity and dignity of the State; the efficient management of the public service; and the interests and safety of all citizens, including the enjoyment of their fundamental rights and freedoms recognized under this Constitution. (Art. 39)

Head of State

Eritrea, English

Any member of the National Assembly who seeks to be a candidate to the office of the President of Eritrea shall be a citizen of Eritrea by birth. (Art. 40)

Head of State

Eritrea, English

1. The President shall be elected from amongst the members of the National Assembly by all absolute majority vote of its members. A candidate for the office of the President must be nominated by at least 20 percent vote of all the members of the National Assembly.
… (Art. 41)

Head of State

South Africa, English

(1) At its first sitting after its election, and whenever necessary to fill a vacancy, the National Assembly must elect a woman or a man from among its members to be the President.
… (Sec. 86)

Head of State

South Africa, English

(1) The executive authority of the Republic is vested in the President.
(2) The President exercises the executive authority, together with the other members of the Cabinet, … (Sec. 85)

Head of State

South Africa, English

(1) The President has the powers entrusted by the Constitution and legislation, including those necessary to perform the functions of Head of State and head of the national executive.
… (Sec. 84)