Socialist Principles – Articles 38, 39, 41, 42, 43 and 45

By | June 30, 2015

Article 38: It directs the State to secure and protect a social order which stands for the welfare of the people.
Article 38(2): It directs the state to strive for minimising inequalities in income.

Article 39 (a): Citizens (men and women) shall have the right to an adequate means of livelihood.
Article 39 (b): Ownership and control of material resources of the community shall be distributed to as to subserve the common good.
Article 39 (c): Economic system shall operate in a manner that does not result in the concentration of wealth and means of production to the common detriment.
Article 39 (d): Equal pay for equal work, without any sex determination.
Article 39 (e): Health and strength of workers and tender age of children must not be abused.
Article 39 A: Equal justice and free legal aid.

Article 41: Right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases.

Article 42: Provision of just and human conditions of work and maternity relief.

Article 43 A: Participation of workers in management of industries.

Article 45: Provision for childhood care and education of children below age of six years