Constitutional law and administrative law (part 2)

Part 2: General knowledge

1. Definition of Constitution

Constitution can be defined as follow:

The Constitution of a state is the sum of written and unwritten legal human beings worth principles. Together they form the fundamental principles of a state, especially the rules which regulate the structure of the principal organ of government and the relationship to each other and determine their principal function as well as the principles of the economic and social life and legal status of the citizen.

2. Structure of Constitution

 The current constitution, known as the 2013 Constitution, contains a preamble and 11 chapters:

  • Chapter I: Political System
  • Chapter II: Human Rights, Basic Civil Rights and Civic Duties
  • Chapter III: The Economy, Society, Culture, Education, Science, Technology, and the Environment
  • Chapter IV: Defence of the Homeland
  • Chapter V: The National Assembly
  • Chapter VI: President of the Republic
  • Chapter VII: The Government
  • Chapter VIII: The People's Court and the People's Procuracy
  • Chapter IX: Local Government
  • Chapter X: The National Electoral Council and the State Audit Office
  • Chapter XI: The Effect of the Constitution and Amending the Constitution