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Constitution, 1966
Last amended by The Constitution of Botswana (Amendment) Act, 1997. [last accessed 5 April 2013]

Chapter II of the Constitution protects the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual, including the right to life, the right to personal liberty and the right not to be subjected to inhuman treatment or torture. It also provides judicial guarantees. The right to personal liberty and to non-discriminatory treatment may be suspended in times of war or other national emergency by reasonably justified measures for dealing with the situations that arise during such periods.

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