Enabling the Business of Agriculture

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Economy Region Does the constitution contain a clause on nondiscrimination? If there is a nondiscrimination clause in the constitution, does it mention gender? Does the constitution contain a clause on equality? Is customary law recognized as a valid source of law under the constitution? If so, is customary law invalid if it violates constitutional provisions on non-discrimination or equality?
Afghanistan SA Separation of property Spouses administer their separate property No N/A Yes
Albania ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Algeria MENA Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Angola SSA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Antigua and Barbuda LAC Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Bahrain MENA Partial Community of property Separate with spousal consent No N/A Yes
Bangladesh SA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Barbados LAC Separation of property Separation of property No N/A Yes
Belarus ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Belgium OECD Partial Community of property Separate with spousal consent No N/A Yes
Bosnia and Herzegovina ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Brunei Darussalam EAP Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Cabo Verde SSA Separation of property Spouses administer their separate property No N/A Yes
Cambodia EAP Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Cameroon SSA Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Canada OECD Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Afghanistan SA Separation of property Spouses administer their separate property No N/A Yes
Albania ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Algeria MENA Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Angola SSA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Antigua and Barbuda LAC Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Bahrain MENA Partial Community of property Separate with spousal consent No N/A Yes
Bangladesh SA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Barbados LAC Separation of property Separation of property No N/A Yes
Belarus ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Belgium OECD Partial Community of property Separate with spousal consent No N/A Yes
Bosnia and Herzegovina ECA Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Brunei Darussalam EAP Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Cabo Verde SSA Separation of property Spouses administer their separate property No N/A Yes
Cambodia EAP Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
Cameroon SSA Separation of property Original owner No N/A Yes
Canada OECD Partial Community of property Both must agree No N/A Yes
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