Kyrgyz president unable to declare state of emergency without parliamentary consent
The Kyrgyz parliament approved a law on 'Making Amendments and Additions to the Constitutional Law in a State of Emergency', the Kyrgyz Parliament said.
"MPs considered the draft Constitution on 'Amendments and Additions to the Constitutional Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on State of Emergency' at the parliamentary meeting," the statement said. Afterwards, MPs adopted it in the second and third readings."
According to the adopted law, the presidential decree on a state of emergency, has to be confirmed by the decision of the Kyrgyz Parliament (Jogorku Kenesh).
The population is to be notified via the media. After the decree is confirmed, the Jogorku Kenesh has the right to amend the list and the limits of emergency measures, temporary restrictions on the rights and freedom of citizens and their additional duties provided by the decree on a state of emergency, the KirTAG said.