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The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is the controlling government document of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico at the Commonwealth level.
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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/site/docs/pppus.php?admin=033&year=1952&id=198 Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill Approving the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
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The government of the Commonwealth of PuertoRico shall be republican in form and its legislative, judicial and executive branches as established by this Constitution shall be equally subordinate to the sovereignty of the people of PuertoRico.
The Commonwealth of PuertoRico shall be the successor of the People of PuertoRico for all purposes, including without limitation the collection and payments of debts and liabilities in accordance with their terms.
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