|French Constitutional Laws of 1875|
|Original title||(in French) Lois constitutionnelles de 1875|
The Constitutional Laws of 1875 were the laws passed in France by the National Assembly between February and July 1875 which established the Third French Republic.
The constitution laws could be roughly divided into three laws:
At that time France was not defined or organized by a genuine constitution.[ citation needed ] The situation continued during the Vichy Period, where the French Constitutional Law of 1940, along with Philippe Pétain's "Act No. 2", heavily circumscribed the 1875 laws. The laws were legally revoked only during the promulgation of the French Constitution of 1946.
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