Constitution 2014

Unofficial English translation of the current (2014) constitution from the Egyptian government’s official State Information Service website. 

July 8, 2013, Constitutional Declaration

During the interim period between the time President Mohamed Morsi was removed from office on July 3, 2013, and the time the 2014 constitution was adopted, a "Constitutional Declaration" was issued by decree, signed by the country's Interim President, Adly Mansour, who a few days earlier had been serving as the Chief Justice of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court.

2012 Constitution

After much contentious debate in a controversially appointed Constituent Assembly, an ultimately rushed draft of a new, short-lived, post-revolution constitution was approved in a public referendum and took effect on December 25, 2012.

March 30, 2011, Constitutional Declaration

Soon after the January 25, 2011, revolution, a public referendum was held on proposed amendments to the 1971 constitution. Following that referendum, the then-ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) issued a "Constitutional Declaration" that incorporated some provisions approved in the referendum, modified others, and added some not included in the referendum. Later, some supplemental declarations were issued.

Constitution 1971 

The 1971 constitution was amended several times, and remains the model upon which all subsequent constitutions were based.