Article 1, State

Chile is a social and democratic legal State. It is plurinational, intercultural, and ecological.

It is organized as a solidary Republic, its democracy has parity of representation and acknowledges dignity, liberty, substantive equality of human beings, and their binding ties with nature, as intrinsic and inalienable values.

The protection and guarantee of individual and collective human rights are the cornerstone of the State and guide its every activity. It is the duty of the State to generate the necessary conditions and provide the goods and services to ensure an equal enjoyment of the rights and the incorporation of individuals into political, economic, social, and cultural life for their full development.