French Constitutional Laws of 1875
The Constitutional Laws of 1875 are the laws passed in France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

 by the National Assembly
French National Assembly
The French National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic. The upper house is the Senate ....

 between February and July 1875 which established the Third French Republic.

The constitution laws could be roughly divided into three laws:
  • The Act of 24 February 1875 - The organization of the Senate
  • The Act of 25 February 1875 - The organization of government
  • The Act of 16 July 1875 - The relationship between governments

This was the only time that a republic
A republic is a form of government in which the people, or some significant portion of them, have supreme control over the government and where offices of state are elected or chosen by elected people. In modern times, a common simplified definition of a republic is a government where the head of...

in France was not defined or organized by a genuine constitution. The laws were legally revoked only during the promulgation of The French Constitution of 1946.
The source of this article is wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.