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C O N S T I T U T I O N

O F  T H E  R E P U B L I C  O F  M O L D O V A

 

TITLE II

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, FREEDOMS AND DUTIES

CHAPTER I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Article 15. Universality

All citizens of the Republic of Moldova shall enjoy the rights and freedoms granted to them by the Constitution and other laws and, are assigned the duties provided for thereby.

Article 16. Equality

(1) The foremost duty of the State shall be the respect and protection of human person.

(2) All citizens of the Republic of Moldova shall be equal before the law and public authorities, regardless of the race, nationality, ethnic origin, language, religion, sex, opinion, political affiliation, property or social origin.

(Articles 17, 18 and 19 amended by the Law no. 1469-XV of 21 November 2002)

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