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Constitution of Algeria (1996)

Preamble   Sections: General Provisions Organization of Powers Control and Consultative Institutions Constitution Revision Transitional Provisions

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – 5: Transitional Provisions

Article 179 The legislative body in office at the date of the promulgation of the present Constitution and up to the end of its mandate, the President of the Republic at the end of the legislative body’s mandate and up to the election of the People’s National Assembly, legislate through ordinances including the domains pertaining [...]

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – 4: Constitution Revision

Article 174 (1) Constitutional revision is decided on the initiative of the President of the Republic. It is voted, in the same manner, in accordance with the same conditions applied to a legislative text by the People’s National Assembly and the Council of Nation. (2) It is submitted to a referendum to be approved by [...]

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – 3: Control and Consultative Institutions

Article 159 The elected assemblies assume the function of control within its popular dimension. Article 160 (1) The Government presents to each chamber of the Parliament a report on the use of budgetary credits which it voted for each financial year. (2) The financial year is close as far as it concerns the Parliament by [...]

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – 2: Organization of Powers

Article 70 (1) The President of the Republic, Head of the State, embodies the unity of the Nation. He is the guarantor of the Constitution. (2) He embodies the State within the country and abroad. (3) He addresses the Nation directly. Article 71 (1) The President of the Republic is elected by direct, secret and [...]

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – 1: General Provisions

Article 1  [Democracy, Republic] Algeria is a People’s Democratic Republic. It is one and indivisible. Article 2  [State Religion] Islam is the religion of the State. Article 3  [Language] Arabic is the national and official language. Article 4  [Capital] The capital of the Republic is Algiers. Article 5  [Flag, Seal, Anthem] The national flag, the [...]

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Constitution of Algeria (1996) – Preamble

In the Name of God the Merciful and the Compassionate The Algerian people are a free people, and decided to remain so. Its history is a long series of struggles which always made Algeria a land of freedom and dignity. Being at the heart of great events witnessed by the Mediterranean area throughout history, Algeria [...]

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Nationality Law No. 1970-86 of Algeria (1970)

Sections: General Provisions Nationality by Origin Acquisition of Algerian Nationality by Law Loss and Deprivation Administrative Procedures Proof and Litigation in Contentious Proceedings Special Provisions

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Nationality Law No. 1970-86 of Algeria (1970) – 7: Special Provisions

Article 41 The Law n°63-96 of the 27/03/1963, containing the Law on Algerian Nationality, is abrogated. Article 42 This statutory instrument will be published in the Official Gazette of the Democratic People’s Republic of Algeria.

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Nationality Law No. 1970-86 of Algeria (1970) – 6: Proof and Litigation in Contentious Proceedings

Proof Article 31 The onus of proof in matters of nationality lies on the individual who, by an action or by raising an objection, claims that he or another individual possesses or does not possess Algerian nationality. Article 32 If Algerian nationality is claimed on grounds of birth, then it may be proven through the [...]

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