EXTRACT FROM THE GAZETTE OF THE
SITTINGS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC
13 March 1919
The Report by the Chairman of the Government:
a) The Declaration of the Government on
Decided: the representative of the Government shall
declare at the opening of the session of the Abkhaz People’s Council that Abkhazia
has the full autonomy in its internal affairs and the People’s Council is
authorized to carry out the administration of Abkhazia and the concrete
separation of power will be determined by the Constitution.
Chairman of the Government – N. Zhordania
Head of Administration of the Government – K.
Assistant to the Secretary – Lomtatidze
Authentic with original – clerk (signed)
(Central State Historical Archive of Georgia,
f. 1891, desc. 1, file 211, p. 93)