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elected in municipal elections, and subject to the principle of reciprocity. (This text includes the first constitutional reform adopted on 27/08/1992; which added the words ‌«and the right to be elected» to the paragraph).

Extradition3. Extradition shall be granted only in compliance with a treaty or with the law, on a reciprocal basis. No extradition can be granted for political crimes; but acts of terrorism shall not be regarded as such.

Right of political asylum4. The law shall lay down the terms under which citizens from other countries and stateless persons may enjoy the right to asylum in Spain.


Rights and Liberties

Section 14

Equality before the law1.1, 9.2, 23, 31, 32, 35, 39, 138, 139 CSpaniards are equal before the law and may not in any way be discriminated against on account of birth, race, sex, religion, opinion or any other personal or social condition or circumstance.

Division 1

Fundamental Rights and Public Liberties

Section 15

Right to life and to physical and moral integrity10, 25, 53, 81, 117.5 CEveryone has the right to life and to physical and moral integrity, and under no circumstances may be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or treatment. Death penalty is hereby abolished, except as provided for by military criminal law in times of war.