Revision of the Constitution
- Those allowed to submit a
bill for the general or partial revision of the Constitution are:
- the President;
- more than half of the
total number of Members of Parliament;
- not less than 200 000
- Any bill proposing a
revision to the Constitution shall be submitted to Parliament, which
promulgates it for general discussion. Discussion of the draft begins
in Parliament one month after it has been promulgated.
- The bill to revise the
Constitution is considered passed if supported by at least two thirds
of the total number of Members of Parliament.
- The law on the revision of
the Constitution is signed and published by the President of Georgia
under the rules envisaged in Article 68 of the Constitution.
The announcement of a state
of emergency or martial law stops the process of the revision of the
Constitution until the end of the state of emergency or martial law.