United Arab Emirates Constitution

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Constitution: history: previous 1971 (provisional); latest drafted in 1979, became permanent May 1996
amendments: proposed by the Supreme Council and submitted to the Federal National Council; passage requires at least a two-thirds majority vote of Federal National Council members present, and approval by the Supreme Council president; amended 2009 (2016)

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

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