Age for parliamentary eligibility reduced to 21 years in Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 29 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia registered amendments to the Constitution, under which the minimum age of parliamentary candidates is reduced to 21 years.
According to the current Constitution, a citizen of the country from 25 years of age may become a deputy of the supreme legislative body of Georgia.
Some 80 members of the parliamentary majority in Georgia put forward the initiative to lower the minimum age for deputies.
The Parliament will begin the relevant procedures for amending the Constitution. In particular, the Parliament will set up a commission which, under the laws of Georgia, will provide a public review of amendments during the month.
After this amendments will go to consideration to the Parliament of Georgia.