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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Draft Treaty on the Delimitation of Subjects of Jurisdiction and Powers between the Russian Federation Organs of State Power and the Chechen Republic Organs of State Power
Record 377

Country :

Russia/Chechnya

Agreement Title/Name:
Draft Treaty on the Delimitation of Subjects of Jurisdiction and Powers between the Russian Federation Organs of State Power and the Chechen Republic Organs of State Power
Year :
1996
Date Signed :

31 May 1996

Summary :

Provides for ?the special status within the Russian Federation of the Chechen Republic as a sovereign, democratic, rule-of-law, social state?. Provides for a delimitation of Russian and Chechen competencies.


Parties :
Russian Federation, Chechen Republic
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
art. 2. The territory and status of the Chechen rep cannot be altered without its consent
Governance/Democratic Inst :
art. 2. Chechen rep to have own constitution, legislature, and supreme state power over its territory;
Women :
Not Applicable
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
Not Applicable
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
art.3. Chechen rep to be responsible for safeguarding human rights; art. 5 under Russian Federation jurisdiction; art. 6 under joint jurisdiction
Judicial Reform :
Not Applicable
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
Not Applicable
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
art. 17 questions of ownership and control of Chechan natural resources to be settled by separate treaty
Enforcement Mechanism :
art. 9 Russian Federation commits to introduce new / alter existing legislation in order to implement the terms of the treaty; art. 10 Chechen Rep makes similar commitment; art. 12 in the even of Russian or Chechen laws countering terms of the treaty, the treaty shall prevail; art.14 Chechen rep is entitled to contest Russian Federation action in the relevant court; art. 20 with a view to implementing the treaty, organs of the Rep and Federation can establish other joint commissions and other working organs; art.21 disputes about implemenation to be settled by procedure laid down in Russian Federation Constitution
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
Hard copy on file


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