BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 12. Today,
Azerbaijan commemorates the Constitution Day, Trend records.
The Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, taken on in 1995, is
the very first constitution of independent Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which existed for 23 months
from 1918 to 1920, really did not have the standard legislation of the state.
Thus, the background of the Constitution of Azerbaijan generally days
from the duration when Azerbaijan still belonged of the USSR.
The very first constitution of Azerbaijan was embraced on May 19, 1921
at the All-Azerbaijan Soviets Congress. New version of the
Constitution, which remained in line with the 1921 USSR Constitution,
was taken on at the fourth All-Azerbaijan Soviets Congress on March 14,
The last version of the Constitution of Azerbaijan SSR, taken on
on April 21, 1978, remained in line with the USSR Constitution, like the
After Azerbaijan acquired its self-reliance, there was a requirement for a
brand-new constitution. Thus, an unique compensation was developed under
the management of President Heydar Aliyev, and the draft of the
constitution existed to the mandate.
The very first constitution of the independent Azerbaijan was taken on
on Nov. 12, 1995.