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Constitution of the Russian Federation was adopted by national referendum on December 12, 1993 (as amended up to Federal Constitutional Law No. 2 of February 5, 2014)

Year of Version:2014
Date of Last Amendment:February 6, 2014
Date of Entry into Force:December 25, 1993
Date of Text (Adopted):December 12, 1993
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
This version of the Constitution of the Russian Federation incorporates all amendments up to Federal Constitutional Law No. 2 of February 5, 2014, on Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and the Procurator's Office of the Russian Federation.
The amended provisions made by Federal Constitutional Law No. 2 of February 5, 2014, under this version include the following:
1. Chapter 7 was renamed as “Judicial Power and Procurator's Office”;
2. Articles 125 and 128 were revised, so to reflect the changes in the Judicial System of the Russian Federation in regard of termination of activity of the Supreme Court of Arbitration and transfer of its powers to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
3. Article 127 was repealed.
4. Article 126 was revised, so to provide the new powers to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
5. Article 129 was revised, relating to appointment of Procurators.
5. Some amendments and supplements were made in articles 71, 83, 102 and 104 so to provide coherence in respect of the reform of the Judicial System and the Procurator's Office of the Russian Federation.
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Конституция Российской Федерации, принята всенародным голосованием 12 декабря 1993 г. (с изменениями, внесенными в соответствии с Федеральным конституционным законом № 2-ФКЗ от 5 февраля 2014 г.) Конституция Российской Федерации, принята всенародным голосованием 12 декабря 1993 г. (с изменениями, внесенными в соответствии с Федеральным конституционным законом № 2-ФКЗ от 5 февраля 2014 г.), Complete document (pdf) [378 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:RU113

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