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Georgia - visit in connection with the opinion on the constitutional reform

16/09/2010 - 17/09/2010

Tbilisi - A delegation of the Venice Commission will discuss constitutional reform with representatives of the Georgian parliament and others.. The Venice Commission is expected to adopt its opinion on the constitutional amendments at its forthcoming session on 15 to 16 October 2010.

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Emergency powers -
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During the current Covid-19 pandemic, national governments are taking exceptional measures to slow down the spread of the virus. On numerous occasions, the Venice Commission examined the limits of such emergency powers. The Commission has consistently underlined that State security and public safety can only be effectively guaranteed in a democracy which fully respects the rule of law. Even in genuine cases of emergency situations, the rule of law must prevail.

 

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