Eternity clause

Many constitutions have so-called "Eternity clause". It says something like this:

The substantive requisites of the democratic, law-abiding State may not be removed.

Intentionally, there is no list "substantive requisite. Basically, this prevents the parliament, even the people in a referendum, even unanimously, to remove democracy. For example, if the parliament passed an act allowing slavery or torture, or gave all powers to a dictator, it would be a void act.

Don't take it wrong - such an act would be void even without this clause, since fundamental rights are beyond powers of the Parliament, but it should be there.

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