Separation of powers according to the new amendments to the constitution of Georgia-problems and prospects


  • George Goradze Georgian Technical University



Constitution of Georgia, amendments, elections, parliamentary system, parliament, government, Prime Minister, Vote of No Confidence


The article looks at the last amendments to the Constitution of Georgia. By this amendments Georgia moves into parliamentary system. However, there are some questions: Does this system comply with European standards of parliamentary system? How will this system work in Georgia? Is a parliamentary system ideal model for Post-Soviet countries and particularly for Georgia? The article is divided into two parts: The first part looks at the new redaction of the Constitution of Georgia and the new system of governance which will be established by this constitutional changes. By analysis the author comes to the conclusion that new amendments to the constitution will serve as a guarantee of a long-standing stay in the government for the ruling political party; In the second part of the article the author discusses the negative aspects of a parliamentary system in general. Here main question is “how will the Parliament control the executive branch and its leader who is the head of the ruling party and the parliamentary majority, as well? It may be vice versa.” In the author’ opinion one of the ways for a parliamentary system is to elect a non-party president through a universal suffrage.


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How to Cite

Goradze, G. (2019). Separation of powers according to the new amendments to the constitution of Georgia-problems and prospects. Bratislava Law Review, 3(1), 81–91.