Topics Power to deport citizens

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


In extraordinary circumstances, usually relating to criminal convictions abroad, some constitutions give the government the power to deport citizens. In other constitutions, the government is specifically prohibited from deporting citizens but allows deportation of other residents.


Culture and Identity

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution grant the government the right to deport citizens or residents?