Constitution Ratified

Central Executive Committee, Resolution to Ratify the Fundamental Law (Constitution). July 6, 1923

 

Original Source: Vestnik, No. 2 (1923), text 46.

It is hereby resolved:

1. To ratify the Fundamental Law (Constitution) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and to put it into force immediately.

2. To submit the text of the Fundamental Law (Constitution) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics adopted by the present session of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the Second Congress of Soviets of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for its final ratification.

3. Pending the formation of the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 4 and 5 of the Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, all the powers granted by the Constitution to the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics shall be vested in the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics elected at the first session of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on December 30, 1922 consisting of 19 members.

President of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: M. Kalinin
Secretary of the Central Executive Committee of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: A. Enukidze

Source: The Fundamental Law (Constitution) of the USSR (Moscow: Cooperative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R., 1932), p. 28.

 

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