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Article XIV – Each citizen has...



Article XIV – Each citizen has the right to ascertain, by himself or through his representatives, the need for a public tax, to consent to it freely, to know the uses to which it is put, and of determining the proportion, basis, collection, and duration.




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French
Article XIV – Chaque citoyen a le droit, par lui-même ou par ses représentants, de constater la nécessité de la contribution publique, de la consentir librement, d’en suivre l’emploi et d’en déterminer la quotité, l’assiette, le recouvrement et la durée.

German
Artikel 14 – Alle Bürger haben das Recht, selbst oder durch ihre Vertreter die Notwendigkeit der öffentlichen Abgabe festzustellen, diese frei zu bewilligen, ihre Verwendung zu überwachen und ihre Höhe, Veranlagung, Eintreibung und Dauer zu bestimmen.

Italian
Art. XIV – Tutti i cittadini hanno il diritto di comprovare o da sè stessi o pe' loro rappresentanti la necessità della pubblica contribuzione, di approvarla liberamente, di seguirne l'uso, di determinarne la quota, la riscossione e la durata.

Spanish
Art. XIV – Todo Ciudadano tiene derecho, ya por sí mismo o por sus representantes, a constatar la necesidad de la contribución pública, a consentirla libremente, a hacer un seguimiento de su adjudicación y a determinar su cuantía, modo de amillaramiento y duración.




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