Saudi Arabia Constitution

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Constitution: history: 1 March 1992 - Basic Law of Government, issued by royal decree, serves as the constitutional framework and is based on the Qur'an and the life and traditions of the Prophet Muhammad
amendments: proposed by the king directly or proposed to the king by the Consultative Assembly or by the Council of Ministers; passage by the king through royal decree; Basic Law amended many times, last in 2005 (2016)

Definition: This entry includes the dates of adoption, revisions, and major amendments.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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