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"Status of Autonomous Regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia within Georgia (1917-1988). Collection of Political-Legal Acts". In English, Tbilisi, 2005, 246 p.


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1917

1. Constitution adopted at the First Congress of the Union of North Caucasus Mountain People nd Daghestan, 7 May 1917
2. Union Treaty of the South-East union of Cossack’s Troops, the Caucasus Mountain Peoples and of the Free Steppe Peoples, 20 October 1917
3. Extract from the Special Gazette of the Trans-Caucasus Committee Sitting, 30 October 1917
4. Constitution of the Abkhaz People’s Council of, 8 November 1917
5. Declaration adopted by the Abkhaz people’s Congress, 8 November 1917
6. Declaration on setting the joint Government of the South-East Union of the Cossack’s Troops, Mountain people of the Caucasus and the Free Steppe Peoples, 16 November 1917
7. Decree issued by the provisional government of the Union of the Mountain Peoples of the Caucasus, 4 December 1917
8. Resolution adopted by the Trans-Caucasus Commissariat, 7 December 1917
9. From the Decree issued by the provisional government of the Union of the Mountain Peoples of the Caucasus, 11 December 1917

1918

10. Extract from the Minutes of the sitting of the Executive Committee of the national Council of Georgia, 9 February 1918
11. Extract from the Gazette of the Executive Committee of the National Council of Georgia, 9 February 1918
12. Agreement between the national Council of Georgian and the Abkhaz people’s Council, 9 February 1918
13. Declaration of independence of the Republic of the Mountain Peoples of the South Caucasus and of Dagestan (Gorskaia Respublika), 11 May 1918
14. Act of Independence of Georgia, 26 May 1918
15. Exstract from the Resolution adopted by the Abkhaz People’s Council on negotiations on relations with the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 2 June 1918
16. Decree issued by the Abkhaz People’s Council on participation of its representatives in Liquidating Commission working on dissolution of the Trans-Caucasus Seima, 2 June 1918
17. Extract from the Gazette of the Sitting of the Government of Democratic Republic of Georgia, 6 June 1918
18. Extract from the Gazette of the sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 8 June 1918
19. Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia and the Abkhaz People’s Council, 8 June 1918
20. Agreement between Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia and the Abkhaz People’s Council, 11 June 1918
21. Extract from Gazette of the sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 13 June 1918
22. Decree issued by the Abkhaz People’s Council on necessity to occupy Sochi and Tuapse Okrug, 24 June 1918.
23. Law on abolishment of the Gubernia Councils of Peasants and the institution of the Peace Mediators, 9 July 1918
24. Extract from the Minutes of the session of the Abkhaz People’s Council on necessity of the presence of Georgian troops in Abkhazia and confidence to its Headquarters, 17 July 1918
25. Extract from the Minutes N 58 of the session of the Abkhaz People’s Council on Relations between Georgia and Abkhazia, 25 July 1918
26. Extract from the Minutes of the session of the Abkhaz People’s Council, 28 July 1918
27. Law on administrative positions at Gubernia, City and County Levels, 2 August 1918
28. Decision adopted by the Abkhaz People’s Council on nationalization of the state organizations, 3 August 1918
29. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 3 August 1918
30. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 6 August 1918
31. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 6 August 1918
32. Regulations on Military Obligations in the Republic of Georgia and Recruitment in the Regular Army, 20 August 1918
33. Law on Customs offices, 30 August 1918
34. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 3 September 1918
35. Law on Representation of the National Minorities at the National Council of Georgia, 13 September 1918
36. Law on Nationalization of the Teaching Institute and the Seminaries, 13 September 191
37. Resolution of the Citizens of Sochi on joining Georgia, 20 September 1918
38. Regulations on the Interim Special Courts of the Republic, 20 September 1918
39. Law on the institution of the Mediating Judges, 24 September 1918
40. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 25 September 1918
41. Law on the State Language of Georgia, 1 October 1918
42. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 10 October 1918
43. Addition to the Regulations of the Parliament of Georgia on the rules of language application, 15 October 1918
44. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 17 October 1918
45. Extract from the Minutes of the session of the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 20 October 1918
46. Law on arranging the state treasury, 12 November 1918
47. Regulations on Elections of the Constituent Assembly, 22 November 1918
48. Law on Tax-Collection, 26 November 1918
49. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Republic of Georgia, 28 November 1918
50. Resolution of the Congress of Sochi Okrug Farmers, 1 December 1918
51. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Republic of Georgia, 17 December 1918
52. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Republic of Georgia, 17 December 1918
53. Regulations on elections of Public Representatives at the City Councils, 17 December 1918
54. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 25 December 1918
55. Regulations on the elections of the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 27 December 1918

1919

56. Law on application of the language at the self-governance agencies, 14 January 1919
57. Regulations of the Grand-Jury Court, 17 January 1919
58. Law on declaring the former lots, state owned and other lands as private property, 28 January 1919
59. Extract from the Gazette of the Sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 8 February 1919
60. Extract from the Minutes of the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 12 February 1919
61. Extract from the Minutes of the Sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 1 March 1919
62. Extract from the Gazette of the Sessions of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 13 March 1919
63. Extract from the session of the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 20 March 1919
64. Act on the Autonomy of Abkhazia, 20 March 1919
65. Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly of the Republic of Georgia, 21 March 1919
66. Extract from the Gazette of the Sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 29 March 1919
67. Extract from the Gazette of the Sitting of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 12 April 1919
68. Statement of the Abkhaz People’s Council on Memorandum of the Volunteer Army to the English Headquarters, 15 April 1919
69. Extract from the Gazette of the Sessions of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 29 April 1919
70. Law on certain measures for strengthening the state revenues, 27 May 1919
71. Law on Seizure and temporary holding of Real Estate and on its utilization for the state and public needs, 11 July 1919
72. Report of the Session of the Peoples Council of Abkhazia, 21 July 1919
73. Draft by the Commissariat of Abkhazia; Constitution of the Autonomous Abkhazia, 21 July 1919
74. Law on Military Obligation and Recruitment to the Military Forces, 29 July 1919
75. Decree issued by the Commissariat of Abkhazia on management of the Orthodox Church, 5 September 1919
76. Minutes of the Sitting of the Commissariat of Abkhazia, 5 September 1919
77. Extract from the Gazette of sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 18 September 1919
78. Extract from the Gazette of sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 4 October 1919
79. Extract from the Gazette of sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 14 October 1919
80. Extract from the Gazette of sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 4 November 1919
81. Extract from the Minutes of the sitting of the Abkhaz People’s Council – discussion with regard of introducing Georgian language at schools, 18 November 1919
82. Extract from the Minutes of the sitting of the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 28 November 1919
83. Decree on assigning 200 000 rubles as the scholarship for Muslim pupils of Georgia, as well as for the pupils of Abkhazia, Svaneti and other remote regions of Georgia, 13 December 1919
84. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 20 December 1919
85. Interim Regulations on Agrarian Reforms and the state-land management in Abkhazia, 20 December 1919
86. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, 23 December 1919
87. Decree on assigning three million roubles to the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 31 December 1919

1920

88. Resolution of the Abkhaz People’s Council on the situation in Batumi and Batumi Oblast adopted by the People’s Council of Abkhazia, 19 march 1920
89. Decree on assigning one million roubles every month for the needs of the Commissariat of Abkhazia, 6 April 1920
90. Treaty between Georgia and Russia, 7 May 1920
91. Resolution adopted by the People’s Council of Abkhazia on recognition of the independence of Georgia by Russia, 18 May 1920
92. Mandate, 21 May 1919
93. Extract from the Gazette of the Sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 23 June 1920
94. Draft-Agreement of the Parity Commission on the major provisions for the management of Abkhazia, 7 July 1920
95. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 26 July 1920
96. Decree on assigning the loan of 4 000 000 roubles to Sukhumi city governance, 10 August 1920
97. Extract from the Gazette of sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 10 August 1920
98. Draft-Constitution of the Autonomous Abkhazia, 16 October 1920
99. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 6 November 1920
100. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 6 December 1920
101. Extract from the Gazette of the sittings of the Presidium of the Constituent Assembly, 31 December 1920
102. Regulations on Autonomous management of Abkhazia, 31 December 1920

1921

103. Constitution of Georgia, 21 February 1921
104. Decree issued by the Revolutionary Committee on taking the whole power, 26 February 1921
105. Protocol of Batumi Meetings on the issues of Soviet Power and Communist Party Structures in Abkhazia, 28 March 1921
106. Decree issued by the Revolutionary Committee of the Georgian SSR on arranging the Power, 21 April 1921
107. Declaration of the Revolutionary Committee of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia on Independence of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 21 may 1921
108. Resolution adopted by the First Congress of the Workers of Abkhazia on the report of the Chairman of the Revcom of Abkhazia N. Lakoba on the National Issue in Abkhazia, 28 May 1921
109. Resolution of the First Congress of the Workers of Abkhazia on the Report of Revcom Chairman E. Eshba on Building of Soviet Society, 28 May 1921
110. Extract from the Resolution adopted by the Plenum of the RKB CK of the Caucasus Bureau on the Political Situation of the Trans-Caucasus Republics, 2-3 July 1921
111. Regulations of the Public Court of the Georgian SSR, 30 July 1921
112. Extract from the Resolution on Independence of the Abkhazian SSR adopted by the joint session of the RKP (B) Orgbureau, Revcom and of the State Officials, 15 October 1921
113. Decree on the Relations between Abkhazia and Georgia adopted by the Presidium of the RKP(B) of the Caucasus Bureau, 16 November 1921
114. Minutes of the Session of the presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, 17 November 1921
115. Decree on subordination of the Maritime transport management to the Revcom of Georgia and the unification of the maritime transport of the Georgian SSR and the Abkhaz SSR, 18 November 1921
116. Resolution on the Relations between the RKP(B) Orgbureau of Abkhazia and the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, 24 November 1921
117. Minutes of the sitting of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, 12 December 1921
118. Union Treaty between the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia and the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 16 December 1921

1922

119. Resolution on Inter-relation of the state agencies adopted by the Revolutionary Committee of the Georgian SSR, 10 January 1922
120. Minutes of the Session of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, 15 January 1922
121. Resolution of the first Congress of the Soviets of Abkhazia on the Federation of the Soviet Republics of the Trans-Caucasus and on Federation the Abkhaz SSR with the Georgian SSR, 17 February 1922
122. Constitution of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 2 March 1922
123. Union Treaty of the Soviet Socialist Republics of the Trans-Caucasus, 12 March 1922
124. Decree on Arrangement of the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast issued by the Central Executive Committee of All-Georgia and the Council of Public Commissars of Georgia, 20 April 1922
125. Regulation for the State Navigation of Georgia adopted by the Council of Public Commissars of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 20 September 1922
126. Resolution on Introducing the Criminal Code of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia adopted by the Central Executive Committee of the Georgian SSR, 9 November 1922
127. Resolution on Introducing the Prosecutor’s Office adopted by the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia, 11 November 1922
128. Regulations of the Prosecutor’s Office elaborated by the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia, 11 November 1922
129. From the exstract Constitution of the Soviet Socialist Federative Republic of the Trans-Caucasus, 13 December 1922
130. Extract from the Treaty on establishing the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 30 December 1922

1923

131. Regulation of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR, 12 November 1923

1924

132. Basic law (Constitution) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, 31 January 1924
133. Decree on the application of the State Language and the languages of majority and minority populations at the state institutions. 4 April 1924
134. Decree on the introduction of the Civil Justice Code of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia issued by the Central Executive Committee of the Georgian SSR, 11 April 1924
135. Decree on certain changes and amendments to the Regulations on Court Arrangement in the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 19 April 1924
136. Decree issued by the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia On reorganizations of the District Court of the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast and of the Supreme Court of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, 12 December 1924

1925

137. Regulations of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Georgian Soviets, 12 January 1925
138. Regulations of the Council of Public Commissars of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925
139. General Regulations of the Public Commissariats of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925.
140. Regulations of the Commissariat of the Internal Affairs of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925
141. Regulations of the Public Commissariat of the Education of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925
142. Regulations of the Public Commissariats of Labour Affairs of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925
143. Regulations of the Supreme Council of the Public Economy of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 12 January 1925
144. Minutes of the Fifth Congress of the Soviet of Workers’ and Peasants’ Deputies of the South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast, 31 March 1931
145. Constitution of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 1 April 1925
146. Resolution on Unification of North and South Ossetia adopted at the second session of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia of the Third Convocation, 15 July 1925
147. Extract from the minutes of the Central Executive Committee of the Trans-Caucasus, 7 August 1925
148. Decree on changes and amendments to the Regulations on Arraigning the Courts issued by the Central Executive Committee of Georgia, 30 October 1925
149. Extract from the Minutes N29 of the Sitting of Central Executive Committee of the USSR, 27 November 1925
150. Extract from the Minutes N 21 of the session of the Trans-Caucasus Central Executive Committee, 14 December 1925

1926

151. Extract from the Minutes of the sitting of the Presidium of CEC of the USSR, 19 February 1926
152. Extract from the Minutes N 5 of the sitting of the Presidium of CEC of the Trans-Caucasus, 30 March 1926
153. Resolution on adoption and application of the Constitution of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia adopted at the Third Session of the Georgian Soviets of the Third Convocation, 5 July 1926
154. Constitution of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 5 July 1926
155. Basic Law (Constitution) of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 27 October 1926
156. Instruction on elections of the Workers, Peasants and Red Army deputies and on convocation of the Congresses of Soviets, 22 December 1926

1927

157. Extract from the Minutes of the sitting of the Small Presidium if the CEC of the Trans-Caucasus, 13 January 1927
158. ecree on the City Councils of the Georgian SSR issued by the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Georgian SSR, 25 January 1927
159. Minutes of the Seventh Congress of the Workers, Peasants and Red Army Deputies of South Ossetia, 12-16 March 1927
160. Minutes of the Sitting of the Presidium of CEC of the Trans-Caucasus, 1 June 1927
161. Extract from the Minutes N 21 of the sitting of Small Presidium of the Trans-Caucasus CEC, 15 September 1927
1928

162. Resolution on approval of the Regulations of the City Soviets of Workers, Peasants and Red Army Deputies (adopted at the Third Session of the Fourth Convocation of the CEC of Georgia), 29 January 1928
163. Regulations of the City Soviets of Workers, Peasants and Red Army Deputies, 29 January 1928
164. Minutes of the Session of the Trans-Caucasus CEC, 6 February 1928
165. Minutes of the Sitting of the CEC Presidium of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, 10 February 1928
166. Instruction for the activity of the Council of Public Commissars and the Economic Council of the Georgian SSR, 10 April 1928
167. Extract from the minutes of the Sitting of the Small Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of All-Georgia, 25 July 1928
168. Regulations of the Central Statistics Department of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 31 October 1928

1929

169. Regulations the Local Statistics Agencies, 30 January 1929
170. Regulations on the Extraordinary Measures for Maintaining the Revolutionary Order in the Georgian SSR, 27 October 1929

1930

171. Decree on Changes and amendments to the Regulations of the Procurator’s Office (Procuracy) of the Georgian SSR, 22 August 1930
172. Instruction on the Elections of the Councils of the Workers, Peasants and Red Army Men Deputies and of the Congresses of Soviets, 9 November 1930

1931

173. Resolution of the VI Congress of the Soviets of Abkhazia on the changes to the Constitution, 11 February 1931
174. Resolution of VI Congress of Councils of Workers, Peasants and Red Army Deputies of the Georgian SSR “on joining of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia as the autonomous republic”, 19 February 1931
175. Resolution adopted at the VI Congress of the Councils of the Workers, Peasants and Read Army Deputies of Georgia on amendments to the Basic Law (Constitution) of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 19 February 1931
176. Resolution of the Sixth Congress of the USSR, 17 March 1931
177. Regulations on the Fiscal Authority of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and Oblasts of the Trans-Caucasus SFSR, 12 September 1931

1932

178. Resolution on changing, amendment and addition to the Regulations of the Central Executive Committee, 17 June 1932
179. Regulations the Council of Public Commissars of the Georgian SSR, 17 June 1932
180. General Regulations of the Public Commissariats of the Georgian SSR, 17 June 1932

1933

181. Regulations on the Procurator’s Office of the USSR, 17 December 1933

1935

182. Basic Law (Constitution) of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 7 January 1935
183. Rezolution of the seventh All-Georgian Congress on changes to the Constitution of the Georgian SSR, 13 January 1935

1936

184. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 5 December 1936

1937

185. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 13 February 1937
186. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 2 August 1937.

1961

187. Law on budgetary rights of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, Autonomous Republics and of the local Soviets of People’s Deputie of the Georgian SSR, 27 December 1961

1971

188. Law of Georgia on District Soviets of People‘s Deputies of the Georgian SSR, 9 December 1971.
189. Law of the Georgian SSR on City and the City-District Soviets of Peoples Deputies of the Georgian SSR, 9 December 1971

1977

190. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 7 October 1977

1978

191. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, 15 April 1978
192. Constitution (Basic Law) of the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia, 6 June 1978
193. Law of the Georgian SSR on the Council of Ministers of the Georgian SSR, 21 December 1978

1979

194. Law of the Georgian SSR on Election of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR, 15 June 1979
195. Law of the Georgian SSR on Elections of Local Soviets of People’s Deputies of the Georgian SSR, 15 June 1979

1980

196. Law of Georgia on the Autonomous oblast of South Ossetia, 12 November 1980

1982

197. Regulations (statute) on the rules of setting the issues related to the Administrative-territorial arrangement of the Georgian SSR, 17 March 1982
198. Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR on introduction the changes on the issues of agriculture management to the laws “on Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia” and “On District Soviets of People’s Deputies of the Georgian SSR”, 23 June1982

1988

199. Law of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on changes and additions to the Constitution (Basic Law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1 December 1988.

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