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Georgia to become the “superpresidential” country?2010-04-01 11:19
Levan Ramishvili, the head of the Liberty Institute NGO, who is considered the developer of the ruling party's [United National Movement] ideology, submitted to a Constitutional Commission a draft, implying a significant reinforcement of the presidential institute in the country, the VZGLYAD reports citing to Maestro TV company.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to the draft, the population won't elect the President - only the Parliament, and then the parliamentary majourity will elect the head of state.
The position of the Prime Minister will be cancelled, the government will be reporting to the President.
Maestro mentions that the draft, Georgia will be divided into states, each will have own representatives in the Senate.
To endorse the draft, two thirds of the Commission must support it.
The draft of the Constitution, endorsed by the Commission, will be officially presented in end April, but it's still unknown what the Commission will prefer.
Nika Laliashvili, the pro-opposition MP, said Ramishvili's proposal "implies establishment of superpresidential state, and it's inadmissible."