LAW on administrative positions at Gubernia, City and County Levels

1. To introduce the administrative positions within the boundaries of Gubernia, City and Counties: commissar of Tbilisi Gubernia one; his two assistants; 7 county commissars; 7 senior and 3 junior assistants; 32 county Commissars; for Kutaisi Gubernia 1 Commissar; one his assistant; seven county commissars, 7 assistants and 24 district Commissars; for Sukhumi Okrug - 1 Commissar; one his assistant and 4 district Commissars; the district Commissar is also the head of the District Police.

2. To determine the salary for the aforementioned positions as follows: to Sukhumi Okrug Commissar thirteen thousand two hundred roubles a year; his assistant nine thousand roubles; The district Commissar will receive four thousand two hundred roubles a year; to Zakatala Commissar thirteen thousand two hundred roubles a year; his assistant nine thousand roubles; The district Commissar will receive four thousand two hundred roubles a year.

3. To assign sixty thousand (60 000) roubles at disposal of the Ministry of Interior for transportation expenses of Gubernia and District administration. To introduce aforementioned salaries form 1 July of this year.

4. The state treasury shall assign means for extra expenses for the mentioned administration.

2 August 1918

Comrade of the Chairman of the National Council E. Takaishvili

Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Republic N. Ramishvili

(Central State Historical Archive of Georgia, f. 1836, desc. 1, file 85, p. 38-39)