Constitution - Amendment III

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Constitution - Amendment III
Short Title 3rd Amendment
Official Text
Country/Jurisdiction United States
State or Province
Regulatory Bodies
Date Enacted 1791

Scope of the Law Individuals subject to US jurisdiction

Taxonomy Decisional Interference, Intrusion

The Third Amendment to the US Constitution is meant to protect homeowners from being intruded upon by soldiers and interfering with their decision about whether to house soldiers.

Text of the law

No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

The Third Amendment to the US Constitution prevents individuals’ decisions on quartering soldiers in their house in time of war. In addition, the amendment protects individuals from the action of intruding. Decisional Interference, Intrusion

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