- The Constitution of
Georgia enters into force from the day of the recognition of the
authority of the newly elected President and Parliament of Georgia.
- Articles 49, 50 and 70 of
the Constitution enter into force immediately after the promulgation
of the Constitution.
- The right to participate
in the elections of 1995, belongs to political unions of citizens
registered by rules determined by law, whose initiative is confirmed
by 50 000 signatories, or which had a representative in the Parliament
on the day this Constitution was adopted.
- Proportional elections are
held under a single party list.
- A political union or
electoral bloc has the right to submit to the majoritarian electoral
district a candidate who is also on a party list for the elections
held under the proportional system.
- In majoritarian electoral
districts the candidate who receives the most votes, but not less than
one third of the participants in the balloting is elected the Member
- If none of the candidates
receives the required number of votes in the first round, a second
round will be held between the two candidates having the best results.
- This Article enters into
force immediately after the promulgation of this Constitution and
functions before the authorities of the newly elected Parliament are recognized.
- After the Constitution
enters into force, only those laws or parts of them which are not in
contradiction to this Constitution have legal force.
- Two years after the
Constitution comes into force, the President and Parliament guarantee
the official registration of normative acts adopted before the
Constitution came into force and their consistency with the
Constitution and laws.
- Two years after the
Constitution enters into force the Parliament of Georgia must adopt
organic laws envisaged by the Constitution, or confirm the legality of
normative acts which exist in those areas.
- Before the adoption of
organic laws of legal force, current legislation remains valid
according to the Constitution.
- Article 18 clauses 1 and 2
enter into force after the adoption of the appropriate legislative
acts of criminal procedure.
- The organic law on the
Constitutional Court is to be adopted before February 1st, 1996.
An exception to Article 102.2
making changes or additions connected with the complete restoration of
jurisdiction over the whole territory of Georgia is possible without
promulgating the bill on the revision of the Constitution for general
- The Head of State signs
and promulgates the Constitution adopted by the appropriate
- Members of the current
Georgian Parliament and the Constitutional commission sign the text of
the Constitution. After the Constitution enters into force, for at
least one year, the text of the Constitution must be displayed openly
in the buildings o f every local body of Georgia, in order that
everyone may be allowed to know its contents.