Topics Oaths to abide by constitution

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


Requires certain public office holders to take an oath to support or abide by the constitution.


Principles and Symbols

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution stipulate that some public office holders take an oath to support or abide by the constitution?