Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Georgia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: New Visa and Migration Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403822_text Citizenship and nationality; Immigration and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403822_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: System of Public Financial Disclosures Implemented http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403574_text Government ethics and transparency - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403574_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Public Service Halls http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403392_text Government - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403392_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Criminalization of Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403390_text Crime and law enforcement - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403390_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Jurors in Tbilisi Court Pronounce Guilty Verdicts http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403206_text Crime and law enforcement - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403206_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Courts with Jurors Established Nationwide http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402877_text Crime and law enforcement - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402877_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Court Verdicts on Border-Crossing Offenses Vary Depending on Nationality of the Accused http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402740_text Border security - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402740_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Ban on Soviet Symbols Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402411_text National security - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402411_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Constitutional Amendments Discussed in Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402264_text Constitution - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402264_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia; Russian Federation: Separatist Regions of Georgia Conclude Military Agreements with Russia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402041_text Armed forces and national security - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402041_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: New Rules for Street Rallies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401522_text Human rights - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on On July 11, 2009, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Mass Gatherings and Demonstrations, placing restrictions on the conduct of street protests. According to the amendments, protests cannot... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401522_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Laws Translated into Minority Languages http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540938_text Languages - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on On July 11, 2009, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Mass Gatherings and Demonstrations, placing restrictions on the conduct of street protests. According to the amendments, protests cannot On January 5, 2009, the Government of Georgia launched the publication of the nation's Constitution and other legislative acts in the Azerbaijani language. Ethnic Azerbaijanis are the largest minority group in Georgia and constitute about seven... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540938_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Amnesty Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540807_text Crime and law enforcement - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on On July 11, 2009, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Mass Gatherings and Demonstrations, placing restrictions on the conduct of street protests. According to the amendments, protests cannot On January 5, 2009, the Government of Georgia launched the publication of the nation's Constitution and other legislative acts in the Azerbaijani language. Ethnic Azerbaijanis are the largest minority group in Georgia and constitute about seven On November 21, 2008, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted the Law on Amnesty. An amnesty was proposed by the government as one of the measures to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Rose... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 01 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540807_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Further Democratizaton of Political Process http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540671_text Legal systems - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on On July 11, 2009, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Mass Gatherings and Demonstrations, placing restrictions on the conduct of street protests. According to the amendments, protests cannot On January 5, 2009, the Government of Georgia launched the publication of the nation's Constitution and other legislative acts in the Azerbaijani language. Ethnic Azerbaijanis are the largest minority group in Georgia and constitute about seven On November 21, 2008, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted the Law on Amnesty. An amnesty was proposed by the government as one of the measures to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Rose On September 16, 2008, the President of Georgia delivered his "State of the Nation" address to the Parliament and proposed a series of reforms aimed at further democratization of the political process in the country. Simultaneously,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540671_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: New Election Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054067_text Elections and politics - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law In May 2013, Georgian senior government officials working in all branches of government will submit their public financial disclosure reports and asset declarations to the country's Civil Service Bureau (CSB) for the 15th time. (Law On September 21, 2012, the Public Service Hall, also called the House of Justice, opened in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi. This office, with about 400 On June 12, 2012, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a package of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and added two new articles that recognize domestic violence as a criminal act. (Law No. 6434 on On June 15, 2012, a guilty verdict was pronounced by jurors in a case of premeditated murder tried in Tbilisi City Court. (Davit Rusishvili to Be Sent to 21-Year Imprisonment, RUSTAVI 2 TV CHANNEL (June As of July 1, 2012, jury trials will commence throughout Georgia, making it the first nation in the South Caucasus to implement a jury trial system nationwide. (Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Georgia, Russia continues to expand its ties with the secessionist Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are promoted as vacation destinations for Russian summer travelers. (See news reports and travel information [in Russian], Abkhazian As reported by the Newsru.com Information Agency, on October 29, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia almost unanimously adopted the "Liberty Charter" introduced by pro-government parliamentary factions. The document provides for additional national security measures, lustration of After the constitutionally required month of public discussions regarding the change of the nation's Constitution following the approval of the draft by the country's Constitutional Commission on July 21, 2010, the Parliament of Georgia added the On May 5, 2010, the parliament of South Ossetia, a disputed region within Georgia that declared its independence from Georgia in 1990, ratified the Treaty on Military Cooperation with Russia, which was signed in Moscow on On July 11, 2009, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Mass Gatherings and Demonstrations, placing restrictions on the conduct of street protests. According to the amendments, protests cannot On January 5, 2009, the Government of Georgia launched the publication of the nation's Constitution and other legislative acts in the Azerbaijani language. Ethnic Azerbaijanis are the largest minority group in Georgia and constitute about seven On November 21, 2008, the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia adopted the Law on Amnesty. An amnesty was proposed by the government as one of the measures to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Rose On September 16, 2008, the President of Georgia delivered his "State of the Nation" address to the Parliament and proposed a series of reforms aimed at further democratization of the political process in the country. Simultaneously, On November 20, 2007, as a part of the compromise between the opposition parties, the Parliament adopted amendments to Georgia's election laws, which will apply during the 2008 parliamentary elections. The amendments decrease the election threshold... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054067_text