It has come to our knowledge that the Parliament of Georgia may follow the initiative proposed by the Ministry of Justice to amend the text of the new Constitution and lower the constitutional standard of access to public information.
On 29 September of the current year, the government submitted a draft law on “Remuneration in Public Institutions” to the Parliament of Georgia.
Parliament will Weaken Public Engagement by Adopting New Barriers for Initiating and Debating Legislative Proposals
On May 4, the Parliament held a first reading and gave an approval to amendments to regulations governing the procedure of proposing legislative bills. The initiative entails adopting new procedures and rules for proposing bills to the Parliament which will differ from the existing practice.
On April 20, Transparency International Georgia submitted a legislative proposal to the Parliament, the main purpose of which is to prohibit pre-electoral agitation, including advertisements, that include the threat of violation by the Russian Federation of the territorial integrity and constitutional order of Georgia, the independence and sovereignty of the country and/or the legitimation of occupation.
Transparency International (TI) Georgia presents an assessment of the performance of the Georgian Parliament in the first year
As a result of the October 2012 parliamentary election, the new, 2012-2016 Parliament of Georgia assumed working. Transparency International (TI) Georgia presents the assessment of the performance of the Georgian Parliament in the first year.