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1987 Constitution with Reforms of 1992

The National Assembly of Suriname Country Resources Constitutions Suriname 31 December 1987 Legislation/regulation equality, political rights

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The first constitution of independent Suriname was adopted in 1975, and it was modeled after the Constitution of the Netherlands.

However, It was suspended after the 1980 Surinamese coup d'├ętat and was replaced by the current constitution after being approved in a referendum held on 30 September 1987.

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