DECREE ISSUED BY THE REVOLUTIONARY COMMITTEE OF THE GEORGIAN SSR on arranging the Power

21 April 1921

1. The Revolutionary Committee (Revcom) is the supreme legislative, executive and controlling body of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia.

2. The Revolutionary Committee convenes the Congress of the Soviets of Georgia and submits its report on the activity and on the political issues to it.

6. The members of the Revolutionary Committee shall lead the following Public Commissariats and organizations:

a) Foreign Affairs, b) Military and navy Affairs, c) Internal Affairs, d) Justice, e) Labour, f) Social Protection, g) Public Education, h) State Communication, I) Finances, j) Transportation and Road, k) Foreign Trade, l) Agriculture, m) Food Industry, n) Workers and Peasants inspectorate, o) Health Care, p) Supreme Council of the Public Economy and q) Extraordinary Investigative Commission.

12. Until the convocation of the General Congress of the Soviet Georgia the Revolutionary Committees shall be established in the regions, city (only in Tbilisi), districts and villages on the territory of the Republic of Georgia.

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Chairman of the Revolutionary Committee Ph. Makharadze

The Commissar of the Internal Affairs B. Kvirkvelia

(Messenger of the Commissariat of the Internal Affairs, # 3, 1921, p. 9)