REGULATIONS of the central executive committee of the all-georgian soviets (APPROVED BY THE THIRD SESSION OF THE CEC ON 8-9 OCTOBER 1924; went in to force on 12 January 1925)

Chapter I

General Provisions

4. The Regular Session of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Georgian Soviets shall be convened by its Presidium three times a year.

5. The Extraordinary Session of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia shall be convened under the decision of its Presidium upon the request of the executive committee of Adjarian Autonomous Republic, South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast and Union Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia or upon the request of the one third of the members of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia.

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9. The issues for discussion at the Central Executive Committee can be submitted by its Presidium, as well as of the central executive committees of the Council of Public Commissars of the Georgian Socialist Republic, certain public commissariats, Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia, also the members of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia.

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Chapter III

Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia

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16. The Presidium of the Central Executive Committee issues the Decrees, Decisions and Instructions, considers and approves the draft-decrees submitted by the Council of Public Commissars of the Soviet Georgia, certain institution, central executive committees and the presidiums of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia.

Note. Certain institutions, executive committees and the presidiums of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia, Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia shall submit the draft Decrees and Resolutions to the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee the former, through the Council of Public Commissars of the Soviet Georgia and the latter through their own executive committees of the council of public commissars.

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21. The central executive committees of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Republic of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia shall be authorized to file the protest to the session of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia against the Resolution issued by the Presidium of the latter.

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23. The issues submitted by the central executive committees of the Presidiums of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia shall be discussed directly by the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia or transferred to the Council of Public Commissars of Georgia for preliminary discussion or to the interested institutions for the preliminary conclusions.

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26. While discussing the issues relating to the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia, their representatives shall participate in the sessions of the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee with the deliberative vote; upon the special decision of the Presidium of the Central Executive committee the other persons also may be invited to the discussion.

Chapter V

Members of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Georgia

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35. A member of the Central Executive committee of the Soviet Georgia shall be authorized to attend all of the sessions of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia and the Union Republic of Abkhazia with the deliberative vote, also the meetings of the central and local agencies of the Soviet Georgia.

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(Messenger of the Central Executive Committee and the Council of Public Commissars of Georgia, N 1-2, 1925, p. 6-10)