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Legislature

Nauru, English

Subject to this Constitution, Parliament may make laws for the peace, order and good government of Nauru …
… (Art. 27)

Legislature

Nauru, English

(1.) Parliament shall consist of eighteen members or such greater number as is prescribed by law.
(2.) For the purpose of the election of members of Parliament, Nauru shall be divided into constituencies.
(3.) Unless otherwise prescribed by law, the constituencies and the number of members of Parliament to be returned by each of the constituencies are those described in the Second Schedule.
… (Art. 28)

Legislature

Nauru, English

Members of Parliament shall be elected in such manner as is prescribed by law, by Nauruan citizens who have attained the age of twenty years. (Art. 29)

Legislature

Nauru, English

A person is qualified to be elected a member of Parliament if, and is not so qualified unless, he-
(a) is a Nauruan citizen and has attained the age of twenty years; and
(b) is not disqualified under this Constitution. (Art. 30)

Political Rights and Association

Nauru, English

Whereas every person in Nauru is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, has 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 freedoms, namely:-

(b) freedom of conscience, of expression and of peaceful assembly and association;
… (Art. 3)

Political Rights and Association

Nauru, English

(1.) Persons have the right to assemble and associate peaceably and to form or belong to trade unions or other associations.
… (Art. 13)

Political Rights and Association

Nauru, English

Members of Parliament shall be elected in such manner as is prescribed by law, by Nauruan citizens who have attained the age of twenty years. (Art. 29)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Nauru, English

Whereas every person in Nauru is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, has 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 freedoms, namely:-
(a) …, the enjoyment of property and the protection of the law;
… (Art. 3)

Protection from Violence

Nauru, English

Whereas every person in Nauru is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, that is to say, has 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 freedoms, namely:-
(a) life, liberty, security of the person, … and the protection of the law;
… (Art. 3)

Protection from Violence

Nauru, English

(1.) No person shall be required to perform forced labour.
… (Art. 6)