The text of the Russian Constitution with amendments adopted in a nationwide vote hosted on the first day weekend on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Only the Constitution made 206 changes. The key ones relate to social issues. They ensure that the dignity of the Residents and respect for the working man, the indexation of pensions at least once a year and ensure that the principles of social partnership in labour relations.
in addition, now the majority of the law reported to affordable and quality medicine, but also about the fact that " the state also guarantees the priority of family upbringing, takes on its own shoulders the responsibilities of parents regarding children without parental care ".
The Constitution prohibits the election of the President of the citizen of Russia, have or had the citizenship of another state or a residence permit there. Proper restriction applies to senators, deputies, higher officials of regions, Directors of Federal public authorities, the Commissioner for human rights for judges, prosecutors and so on.
The basic law is now a priority of international law, the constitutional court may not enforce decisions of international bodies, if They are in conflict with the basic law.
Increase the range of possibilities of the state Duma and the Federation Council who are entitled to exercise parliamentary supervision. In addition, begins to act, the amendment of presidential terms without the word 'consecutive'. They do not take into account the number of terms during which the head worked in the office at the time of entry into force of the Amendment.
The leader himself, according to the amendments, forms the security Council and the State Council. One of the changes proposed by Putin was a ban on dual citizenship and overseas Bank accounts for individual officers, including the head of the country.
The idea of adding changes to the Main law was expressed by Vladimir Putin in January 2020 in the message to Fedarene. According to the President, They were necessary For the subsequent development of Russia as a legal social state, " in which higher values are freedom and the rights of Residents, the dignity of man, his well-being." The vast majority of people's deputies, head of the Parliament and factions have supported the idea of adding amendments to the Constitution.
One of the conditions for entry into force of the amendments was the approval of residents in a nationwide vote, which was scheduled for April 22, but because of the situation with the spread of the coronavirus was postponed and took place from 25 June to 1 July.
The final turnout was 67, 97%. The amendment was supported by 77, 92% of voters (almost 58 million), opposed 21, 27% (about 16 million).