Constitutional Amendment No. (3) of 2012

Constitutional Amendment No. (3) of 2012


Upon review of:

The interim Constitutional Declaration issued on 3 August 2011 AD, 


Constitutional Amendment No. 1 of 2012 issued on 13/3/2012, 


Constitutional Amendment No. 2 of 2012 issued on 10/6/2012, 


The results of the interim National Transitional Council in its session held on Thursday 5/7/2012, 


The following amendment has been promulgated:


Article (1)

Clause 6, Paragraph 2 of the aforementioned Constitutional Amendment No. (1) of 2012 shall be amended as follows: 

Elect a constituent assembly of non-GNC members by direct free vote to draft the country’s permanent constitution, called the Constituent Assembly. It shall be composed of sixty members after the model of the Committee of Sixty, which was established to draft the constitution of Libya’s independence in 1951. The General National Congress shall set the election criteria and regulations thereof, requiring that all distinct linguistic and cultural components of Libyan society be represented.

In all cases, decisions of the Constituent Assembly require a majority of two-thirds of members plus one. The drafting and approval of the constitution shall be concluded within one hundred and twenty days from the Assembly’s first session.


Article (2)

This declaration shall be published in the various media and shall enter into force as of its date of issuance.


Interim National Transitional Council- Libya                                                       


Tripoli on                  

Corresponding to 5/7/2012 AD