The Argentine Constitution of 1853 is the current constitution of Argentina.It was approved in 1853 by all of the provincial governments except Buenos Aires Province, which remained separate from the Argentine Confederation until 1859.
- 1 May 1853
- 1853 Constituent Assembly
The Constitution of the Argentine Nation (Spanish: Constitución de la Nación Argentina) is the basic governing document of Argentina, and the primary source of existing law in Argentina. Its first version was written in 1853 by a constitutional assembly which gathered in Santa Fe ; the doctrinal basis was taken in part from the United States ...
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The constitution of Argentina is one of the main sources of existing law in Argentina. Its first version was written in 1853 by a Constitutional Assembly gathered in Santa Fe. The basis was taken in part from the United States Constitution. It was then changed in 1860, 1866, 1898, 1949, 1957. The present version is the text of 1994.
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The Argentine Constitution of 1853 is the current constitution of Argentina approved by provincial governments except Buenos Aires Province, who remained separate from the Argentine Confederation until 1859. After several modifications to the original constitution and the return of power to Buenos Aires' Unitarian Party, it was sanctioned in May 1853 by the Constitutional Convention gathered ...
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Galasso, Norberto (2011), Historia de la Argentina, Tomo I, Buenos Aires: Colihue, ISBN 978-950-563-478-1