Topics Regulation of evidence collection

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.

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Regulates the state's actions with regard to searches and seizures, particularly with regard to criminal investigations. May also prohibit the admission of involuntary confessions, or other suspect forms of evidence.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure; search and seizure

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution regulate the collection of evidence?