Although the preambles are not legally the most relevant part of the constitutional text, the fact that the Governing Board has not felt the need to Latest Mailing Database introduce any general vision of society says a lot. In fact, the previous constitutions —those of 1823, 1833 and 1925— did not have it either. All the constitutions that Chile has had were born from civil Latest Mailing Database wars or coups d'état in which the winning side has imposed its position and, therefore, has not seen a greater need to deliver a justifying preamble to the text. The new Chilean Constitution will necessarily have a preamble, because it is a document drafted before Chilean society Latest Mailing Database that will be expressed in the next plebiscite.
There are things that certainly could have Latest Mailing Database been done better and there are articles that, most likely, will have to be reformed by the constituted power. However, largely thanks to the two-thirds rule —and beyond performative and symbolic Latest Mailing Database gestures— the text has managed to be a meeting place that has responded to its democratic origin and has overcome maximalist positions with no possibility of be enshrined in the Magna Carta. On the other hand, it is clear that a victory of approval would not close the Latest Mailing Database constitutional question in the country.
The current Congress, in which the Latest Mailing Database right and the center have a much greater representation than in the Convention, will end up playing a relevant role in implementing and reforming the new Charter. In the coming weeks, it will be defined Latest Mailing Database how much power will be given to Congress in this transition process and the success of the process will largely depend on the Convention giving parliamentarians Latest Mailing Database the tools to make these improvements.