New Constitution of Uzbekistan - 65% of Fundamental Law is RenewedYouSpace
Taschkent - International Observer - 28 April to 2 May
On 9 March, the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan discussed planned amendments to the Constitution of the country. Proposals include expansion of the powers of MPs, increase the number of provisions protecting human rights and freedoms, and reduce restrictions on participation in elections. In general, 65% of the country's fundamental law text is renewed.
In particular, the changes will affect obligations of the Legislative Chamber and the Senate, functions of the Parliament, the number of MPs. Other changes will consolidate democratic norms and standards.