REGULATIONS on the elections of the People’s Council of Abkhazia
II. General Provisions
1. The members of the People’s Council shall be
elected; totally 40 people…
2. The right to vote shall be given to the residents
of Abkhazia who attained the age of 20 before drafting the electoral lists and
lived in Abkhazia before 19 July1914 irrespective of sex, national or religious
Note: person can be elected as a member of the People’s Council
of Abkhazia except of those specified for in Article 2; a person, who has lived
in Abkhazia even after 19 July of 1914 also can be elected if he/she meets the
other requirements specified for in Article 2 and also the citizens of Georgia
living outside of Abkhazia”.
II. The electoral lists
The elections shall be universal, equal, direct through the secret ballot suffrage based on the
principle of the proportional representation.
III. Electoral Commissions
11. The elections shall be carried out by the
Central, City, Precinct and Village electoral commissions.
Central Electoral Commission shall be set up by the Government of the
VII. Securing the free and fair elections.
96. The public
elections in Sukhumi District also shall be held on
the basis of this Regulation.
The Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia N.
The Chairman of the Government of the
(Jemal Gamakharia, Badri Gogia, Abkhazia – Historical Region of