Legislation shall give vigorous attention to subjects that are not contrary to the present Constitution and where the subject is not the object of an express repeal.
The present Constitution must be put to referendum. In the event that it is welcomed by a majority of the votes cast, the President of the Committee of Transition for the Good of the People shall proceed with promulgation within the conditions established by the present Constitution.
The foundation for every power of the Republic of Mali resides in the Constitution. The republican form of the State may not be revised. The people have the right to civil disobedience in order to preserve the republican form of the State. Any coup dâ€™Etat or putsch is a crime against the Malian people.