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By Khaled M. Abou El Fadl, Said Arjomand, Nathan Brown, Jerrold Green, Donald Horowitz, Michael Rich, B

Studies on a convention held to spot ways that the recent structure of Afghanistan may perhaps support positioned the rustic at the route to a powerful, solid democracy characterised through sturdy governance and rule of legislation. The individuals pointed out functional rules for these concerned with drafting the structure, fairly in regards to the remedy of Islam.

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ARTICLE 111 MUNICIPALITIES SHALL BE ORGANIZED TO ADMINISTER THE AFFAIRS OF THE CITIES. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED BY FREE, UNIVERSAL, DIRECT AND SECRET ELECTION. SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS TITLE, MATTERS RELATING TO THE MUNICIPALITIES SHALL BE REGULATED BY LAW. ARTICLE 112 THE FUNCTIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATION SHALL BE CARRIED OUT BY THE CIVIL SERVANTS AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES. SUITABLE SALARIES SHALL BE FIXED BY LAW FOR THE CIVIL SERVANTS AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES.

THERE SHALL BE NO LAW REPUGNANT TO THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE SACRED RELIGION OF ISLAM AND THE OTHER VALUES EMBODIED IN THIS CONSTITUTION. THE RATIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL TREATIES, THE DISPATCH ABROAD OF DETACHMENTS OF AFGHAN ARMED FORCES, THE GRANT OF CONCESSIONS IMPORTANT TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMY INCLUDING MONOPOLIES, AND THE AUTHORIZATION TO ISSUE MONEY AND OBTAIN LOANS ARE WITHIN THE COMPETENCE OF THE SHURA (PARLIAMENT). CONCESSIONS WHICH ARE TO BE RATIFIED BY THE SHURA (PARLIAMENT) SHALL BE DEFINED BY THE LAW.

ARTICLE 128 LAWS, ISSUED PRIOR TO THE PROCLAMATION OF THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL BE CONSIDERED EFFECTIVE PROVIDED THEY ARE NOT REPUGNANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CONSTITUTION AND ARE NOT NULLIFIED BY NEW LAWS.

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