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Original name: Ustava Republike Hrvatske
Name: Constitution of the Republic of Croatia of 20 December 1990.
Country: Croatia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1990-12-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Narodne Novine, 2001-05-07, No. 41, pp. 1224-1237
Narodne Novine, 2000-12-11, No. 124, pp. 4455-4469
ISN: HRV-1990-C-30139
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=30139&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Narodne Novine, 2001-05-07, No. 41, pp. 1224-1237
Narodne Novine, 2000-12-11, No. 124, pp. 4455-4469
Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2001-06, Blaustein AP & Flanz GH, Oceana, Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA, pp. 1-65
The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (in English) The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (in English) Croatian Parliament, Croatia PDF PDF (consulted on 2005-11-22)
The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (in original language) The Constitution of the Republic of Croatia (in original language) Croatian Parliament, Croatia (consulted on 2005-11-22)
Consolidation of 2010 Consolidation of 2010 Narodne novine, Official Gazette website PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-09)
Abstract/Citation: The Republic of Croatia is a democratic and social state (Art. 1). Forced labour is forbidden (Art. 23) and freedom of association is guaranteed (Art. 43). Everyone has the right to work and is free to choose his vocation and occupation (Art. 54). All employers and employees have the right to form employers' organisations and trade unions and freely join and leave them (Art. 59). The right to strike is guaranteed (Art. 60). International agreements concluded and ratified in accordance with the Constitution and made public are part of the Republic's internal legal order and are with respect to their legal effect above the law.
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