Georgia, Tbilisi, May 1 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
Georgian Parliament overcame a presidential veto on changes to the law "On general courts" on Wednesday.
91 MPs voted for overcoming the veto, while 26 MPs were against. The quorum for a decision was 89 votes.
Georgian President has vetoed the changes to the law, which concerns the formation of the Council of Justice. The Georgian Parliament has changed the formula for picking the highest judicial body of Georgia, depriving the president's right to represent his candidates.
According to Chairman of Parliament David Usupashvili, after overcoming a presidential veto on the four draft law "On general courts," the project is now back on the signing to President Mikhail Saakashvili, if he did not sign it in time of two weeks, then it will be signed by the Speaker and will enter into force.
The president will then be able to challenge the decision in the Constitutional Court.