The report "Strengthening of Parliamentary Control in Georgia" studies the exercise of parliamentary control since 2012 over the executive government. The analysis of the exercise of oversight function by the Parliament of Georgia shows that the latter doesn’t effectively use the existing control mechanisms.
Draft laws on strengthening of women's rights discussed during the 9th convocation of the Parliament
In comparison with the previous convocation, the 9th convocation of the Parliament (2016-2020) is actively working towards providing gender equality and strengthening women’s rights. In this regard, the following important legislative amendments were carried out in 2016-2017:
On 5 January, Members of Parliament registered at the Bureau a bill which makes amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament, which is based on the obligations under the Open Parliament 2017 Action Plan.
Recent frequent sadistic treatment of animals has once again demonstrated a need for an appropriate legislative basis.
Statement of the Constitutional Commission Members on the Constitutional Initiative of the Ministry of Justice
With the given statement, we would like to respond to the initiative of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, which threatens to worsen the constitutional standard of freedom of information.
Legislative Amendments to Reinstate and Strengthen the Soviet-Style Practice of Planting Security Officers on an Unprecedented Scale
On 22 November, the Government of Georgia presented to the parliament the amendments to the law “On the Structure, Authority and Rules of Operation of the Government of Georgia” and 110 associated laws. Amendments are also made to the law “On State Security Service” since the government decided to merge the State Security Service and Foreign Intelligence Ser
A bill of amendments to the law of Georgia on Political Associations of Citizens1 has been initiated in the Parliament of Georgia. Authors/initiators of the bill are members of parliament Gia Zhorzholiani and Simon Nozadze.
The Parliament held the first hearing of the government-initiated draft law on Labor Safety on June 5. The topic of labor safety was also discussed during the sittings of the State Constitutional Commission and a number of opinions from different stakeholders were heard in this regard.