Article 8: The territory of the Haitian Republic comprises: the western part of the island of Haiti and the adjacent island of La Gonave, La Tortue, I’Ile a Vache, les Cayemittes, La Navase, La Grande Caye and the other islands of the Territorial Sea; it is bounded on the east by the Dominican Republic, on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south and west by the Caribbean Sea or Sea of the Antilles; the air space over the land sea of the Republic.
Article 8-1 The territory of the Haitian Republic is inviolable and may not be alienated either in whole or in part by any treaty or convention.
Article 53: The conditions under which aliens may be admitted to or remain in the country are established by law.
Article 56: An alien may be expelled from the territory of the Republic if he becomes involved in the political life of the country, or in cases determined by law.
Article 78: [Amended by the Constitutional Law of 9 May 2011 / 19 June 2012] Each Department is administered by a council of three (3) members elected for four (4) years by the Departmental Assembly.
Article 136: The President of the Republic, who is the Head of State, shall see to the respect for and enforcement of the Constitution and the stability of the institutions. He shall ensure the regular operations of the public authorities and the continuity of the State.
Article 246: The State encourages in rural and urban areas the formation of cooperatives for production, processing of raw materials and the entrepreneurial spirit to promote the accumulation of national capital to ensure continuous development.