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Provisional Constitution of Tunisia (2011) – 2: The Legislative Power

Chapter Two
The Legislative Power

Article 4 ­
The legislative texts shall be enacted in form of decree ­laws. The President of the Republic by Interim shall enact the decree ­laws after the deliberation in the council of Ministers and shall see to their publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Tunisia.

Article 5
­ Shall be taken in the form of decree ­laws, the texts related to:
-The authorization of ratification of the treaties,
-The amnesty, human rights and fundamental freedoms,
-The electoral system, press, media and communication and edition,
-The organization and financing of the political parties, to the associations, to the non-­governmental organizations and to the professions,
-The fight against terrorism and money laundering,
-The development of the economy,
-The right to work, social security and health,
-The finance and tax, the system of property and to the real rights,
-The education, higher education and culture,
-The confrontation of catastrophes and imminent risks and to take exceptional measures,
-The procedure concerning the different jurisdiction orders and to the determination of the crimes and offences and to the punishments applicable to them as well to the criminal infractions sanctioned by a custodial sentence,
-The fundamental guaranties granted to civil servants, civil agents and militaries,
-The nationality, civil status and to the obligations,
-The general methods of implementation of the decree ­law herein,

And in a general way, any matter falling within the scope of law.

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