of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
JORADP N° 76, December 8th, 1996
modified by the law 02 – 03, April 10th, 2002
JORADP N° 25, April 14th, 2002
The President of the Republic,
Considering the Constitution, mainly its articles 3, 174 and 176;
Upon advice from the constitutional Council;
After adoption by the Parliament with its two Houses;
Promulgates the constitutional revision law which terms are as follows:
First Article – An Article 3 (a) is added and worded as follows:
" Article 3 (a) – Tamazight is also a national language.
The State works for its promotion and its development in all its linguistic varieties in use throughout the national territory ".
Article 2 – The present constitutional revision law is published in the Official Journal of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
Algiers on Moharram 27th, 1423 corresponding to April 10th, 2002.