Constitutional Act of the Union State: official draft insolvency and the need for alternatives

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Status Published
Affiliation: Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Journal nameGosudarstvo i pravo
EditionIssue 10

Reviewed published official draft Constitutional Act of the Union State, identified the inconsistency of theoretical-legal and constitutional understanding of Union State (Federation) and even identified in the Treaty establishing the Union State 1999 yr. plans build a common Russian-Belarusian State. When analyzing the options for further development of Russian-Belarusian relations argues preference successful completion of reintegration, the transition to a federal polity and a new political system, based on the selection the exclusive competence of the Union State and leaving all other issues for actors of the Union State. Formulated especially for consolidated sovereignty.

KeywordsConstitution, sovereignty, consolidated sovereignty, reintegration, the Federal State, the Constitutional Act, the Treaty on the Union State, the State structure, legal system, competence
Publication date02.12.2019
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