Section 16.  The provisions of this constitution shall be self-executing to the fullest extent that their respective natures permit. [Ren Const Con 1968 and election Nov 5, 1968; ren and am Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]

Case Notes

  This provision does not constitute waiver of sovereign immunity for money damages for constitutional deprivations.  61 H. 369, 604 P.2d 1198.

  Test for determining whether a constitutional provision is self-executing.  63 H. 412, 629 P.2d 1111.