The Constution of Phaluhm Phoueck (Phaluhm:Konstitutiyon sa Phaluhm Phoueck) is the supreme law of the Federated States of Phaluhm. Its final version was completed on October 3rd 1995 and was ratified in January 2th 1996.
The consitutions that previously governed Phaluhm was the: Martial Law Constitution, 1979 Constitution and the 1945 Consitution.
Structure and ContentsEdit
We, the sovereign Phaluhm people, imploring the aid of Almighty Allah , in order to build a free and fair society and establish a Government that shall enact our ideas and aspirations, promote the good. We shall build a democratic society with the ideas of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality and peace.
Article 1. National TerritoryEdit
The national territory comprises of all of the Phaluhm archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein and all other territories over which Phaluhm has sovereignty or jurisidction. The water around, between and connecting the islands of the archipelago form the part of the internal waters of Phaluhm.
Article 2. State PoliciesEdit
- Phaluhm is a democratic republic
- renunciation of war as a form of a national policy
- supremacy of civilian over military authority
- separation of religion and state
- pursuit of an independent foregin policy
- abrogation of nuclear weaponry
- family as the bastic unit of the state
- role of youth and women in nation-building
- autonomy of San Sabyleo and Muslim Phalum
- equal opportunity for public services and the prohibition of political dynasties
Article 3. Bill of RightsEdit
- a right to due process and equal protection of law
- a right against searches and seizures without a warrant issued by a judge
- a right to privacy
- The right to freedom of speech and expression, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition
- The free exercise of religion
- a right of abode and the right to travel
- a right to information on matters of public concern
- a right to form associations
- a right of free access to courts
- the right to remain silent and to have competent legal counsel
- a right to bail and against excessive bail conditions
- a right to habeas corpus
- the right to a speedy trial
- the right against self-incrimination
- the right to political beliefs and aspirations
- a prohibition against cruel, degrading, or inhuman punishment
- protection against imprisonment for debt
- the right against double jeopardy
- prohibition of Ex_post_facto_law ex post facto laws and bills of attainder.