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The Republic of Angola became an independent nation in November 11th 1975, after more than 500 years of Portuguese settling. Its basic law date from 1975 - Constitutional Law - and has come to suffer to some alterations due to the implementation of the democratic and multi-party system, the magnifying of the recognition of the guarantees, the rights and the basic freedoms of the citizens and the fundamental principles of the market economy.

The Constitution declares as basic objective the construction of a free and democratic society, which guarantees the rights and basic freedoms of the man, that guarantees the liberty of speech and the right of assembly and association, that respects the freedom of worship and, finally, that allows the ownership and the protection of the private property.

The sovereignty inhabits in the people who exerts the politic power through periodic universal suffrage, of democratic form, from the 18 years of age. The last legislative and presidential elections has been carried in September of 1992.

Source: Monografia de Angola

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