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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.



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Source: Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789

Wikisource - Assemblée Constituante - Déclaration des Droits de l'Homme (fr) 




Translation

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French
Article XVI - Toute Société dans laquelle la garantie des Droits n'est pas assurée, ni la séparation des Pouvoirs déterminée, n'a point de Constitution.

German
Artikel 16 – Eine Gesellschaft, in der die Gewährleistung der Rechte nicht gesichert und die Gewaltenteilung nicht festgelegt ist, hat keine Verfassung.

Italian
Art. XVI – Ogni società, nella quale la guarentigia dei diritti non è assicurata, nè la separazione dei poteri determinata, non è costituita.

Spanish
Art. XVI – Toda Sociedad en la que la garantía de los Derechos no esté asegurada, ni la separación de poderes determinada, no tiene Constitución.




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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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