The Constitution of the Republic of Cameroon

The Constitution of the Republic of Cameroon

Constitution of the Republic of Cameroon
as in force from 18 January 1996 (includes all amendments up to November 2011)

Contents

Law No. 06 of 18 January 1996 to Amend the Constitution of 2 June 1972
Part I.  The State and Sovereignty

Part II.  Executive Power
                  Chapter I. The President of the Republic
                  Chapter II. The Government

Part III.  Legislative Power
                  Chapter I. The National Assembly
                  Chapter II. The Senate

Part IV.  Relations Between the Executive and the Legislative Powers

Part V.   Judicial Power
Part VI. Treaties and International Agreements

Part VII. The Constitutional Council

Part VIII.The Court of Impeachment

Part IX.  The Economic and Social Council

Part X.   Regional and Local Authorities

Part XI.  Amendment of the Constitution

Part XII. Special Provisions

Part XIII. Transitional and Final Provisions Index
 

Law No. 96-06 of 18 January 1996 to Amend the Constitution of 2 June 1972

The National Assembly has deliberated and adopted; the President of the Republic hereby enacts the law set out below:

CONSTITUTION of the Republic of Cameroon
Preamble

The first article, sub (3) states:

"The Official languages of the Republic of Cameroon shall be English and French, both languages having the same status. The State shall guarantee the promotion of bilingualism throughout the country. It shall endeavour to protect and promote national languages".