Constitution of Chile
The Political Chilean Constitution (Spanish: Constitución Política de la República de Chile de 1980) is the main source about the actual structure of the government and laws in Chile. It was approved in a plebiscite in 1980 and effective in 1981. The main editor of the constitutional text was Jaime Guzmán. The original text contains 120 articles, with 29 transitional provisions. It was reformed in 1989, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and the last constitutional reform was made in 2008. Now the actual text contains 129 articles and 21 transitory provisions.
- Gobierno militar: La constitución de 1980 | Historia de Chile: siglo XX hasta nuestros tiempos | www.Icarito.cl, Retrieved on 2014-09-18 (in Spanish)
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- The Chilean Constitution in Wikisource
- Official translation of the original 1980 Constitution (PDF file)
- "Untying the knot" (The Economist)