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2012 Georgian Elections – Battle without Rules?

By | January 9th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

National law-making pre-New Year incidents The history of how the Georgian parliament amended the law about Political Unions of Citizens is taking on more and more of a comic character. First, while amending this law parliament violated its parliament procedural regulations. Specifically, the second article of the law appeared in the text at the [...]

Parliament’s powers weakened, warn lawyers

By | January 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA) calls for the Minister of Justice to immediately amend a decree he issued which gives the government the right to change the wording a laws already passed by parliament. Last week saw an unusual legal manouver in Tbilisi, when the government changed the wording of a [...]