BALLOT PAPER NO. 6:  CONSTITUTION OF GRENADA (RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS) (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2016.

This Bill seeks to amend the Constitution

(i) to expand the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals including rights of citizens under arrest;

(ii) to protect intellectual property; (iii) to protect children generally, whether born in or out of wedlock;

(iv) to guarantee public funded education to all children under the age of 16 years and those with disabilities under the age of 18 years;

(v) to guarantee gender equality so that both men and women shall have equal rights and status in all spheres of life;

(vi) to establish directive principles regarding: (a)  the protection of the environment; and (b)  the establishment of an enabling environment for persons are physically, visually, aurally and or mentallychallenged.

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