CONSTITUTION
OF THE PRIDNESTROVSKAIA MOLDAVSKAIA RESPUBLIKA

SECTION IV. TNE CHANGES IN THE CONSTITUTION



Article 101
Not less than one-third of the established by the Constitution total number of deputies of the Supreme Soviet, the President of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika or at least 15,000 voters shall have the right to introduce a bill on changing the Constitution.
The question about changing the Constitution maynot be raised and the Constitution maynot be changed during the period of martial law or the state of emergency.

Article 102
The provisions of Section I of the Constitution "The Principles of the Constitutional System", Section II "Rights, Freedoms and Duties of Person and Citizen" and Section IV "The Changes in the Constitution" may be changed only through a referendum.

Article 103
The Constitution may be changed through a law passed:
1. as a result of a referendum;
2. by the Supreme Soviet of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika.
A bill on changing the Constitution shall be considered by the Supreme Soviet during three readings, with at least a two-month interval between the first one and the second one, and at least a month interval between the second one and the third one.

Article 104
To introduce a bill on changing the Constitution for holding a referendum, a two-thirds majority of votes of the established by the Constitution total number of deputies of the Supreme Soviet is required. The referendum shall be held according to the constitutional law not earlier than in two-month period after the date of taking the appropriate decision by the Supreme Soviet of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika.

Article 105
A law on changing the Constitution shall be passed by the Supreme Soviet of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika within its competence by a two-thirds majority of votes of the established by the Constitution total number of deputies of the Supreme Soviet.

Article 106
A passed law on changing the Constitution shall be signed by the President of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika and shall be published officially within 7 days.
If such a law is not signed by the President of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika and is not promulgated within the abovementioned period, this law shall be put in force after its signing and official publication by the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika.
The law on changing the Constitution shall be put in force not earlier than in one-month period from the date of its adoption.



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