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In an October 2020 referendum the voting public of the Republic of Chile overwhelmingly approved the idea of drafting a new constitution. The new constitution is expected to be ratified by about August 2022.
The SA constitution has regularly been lauded, both locally and internationally, as one of the best in the world, so it would be unsurprising if Chileans look to SA’s example for guidance. Beforehand, though, Chile should be mindful of, and learn from, the mistakes of our constitutional experiment.
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Publish date: 10 December 2020
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