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Indigenous Peoples: legal resources: Constitutions

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

Constitutions: finding the texts on line

The official text of a country's constitution is self-evidently in the official language(s) of that nation. To find these it is probably best to go to the official government website of the country you are interested in.

However, there are various ways to access English versions of national constitutions electonically:

Historic constitutions: finding the texts in print

Finding the text in print

In the collection with shelf mark General you can find Constitutions of the countries of the world  General 510 C759  & Constitutions of dependencies and territories General 510 C760. The physical volumes ceased to be updated in 2020, as it is now available online. The Law Library has kept the previously superseded pages: should you wish to see these, please email in advance of your visit.


For more about books on constitutionalism generally, please visit our separate guide

For more on the constitution of a particular country, our jurisdiction guide may be useful