Status of the president

 

 

Status of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan is determined by chapter XIX of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan:

  • is the Head of the State and ensures concerted functioning and interaction among bodies of state authority;
  • guarantees observance of rights and freedoms of citizens, the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • takes necessary measures on the protection of sovereignty, security and territorial integrity of the Republic of Uzbekistan, implementation of decisions regarding its national-state structure; 
  • represents the Republic of Uzbekistan within the country and in international relations; 
  • conducts negotiations and signs treaties and agreements of the Republic of Uzbekistan, ensures the observance of the negotiated by the Republic of treaties, agreements and assumed by it obligations; 
  • receives letters of credence and recall from diplomatic and other representatives accredited to him; 
  • presents to the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan nominees for appointment of diplomatic and other representatives of the Republic of Uzbekistan to foreign states; 
  • has the right to appeal to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the most important issues of implementing the domestic and foreign policy of the country; 
  • ensures interaction of the supreme bodies of authority and administration of the Republic; forms and abolishes, upon the nomination of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan ministries, state committees and other bodies of state administration with subsequent submission of decrees on these matters for approval by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • represents to the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan a nominee for the post of the Chairman of the Senate; 
  • represents for consideration and approval by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan a nominee of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan and relieves him of his post in case of resignation, passing the vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister adopted by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of Republic of Uzbekistan or in other cases stipulated by law; 
  • approves, upon the nomination of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, members of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and relieves them of their posts; 
  • appoints and relieves the Procurator-General of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Chairman of the Accounting Chamber of their posts with their subsequent approval by the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • represents to the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan nominees for the composition of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as for the post of the Chairman of the Supreme judicial council of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Chairman of the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • appoints and relieves, upon the nomination of the Supreme judicial council of the Republic of Uzbekistan, from the posts of chairmen and deputy chairmen of the regional courts and the city of Tashkent, the Chairman of the Military Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan; approves in accordance with the law the members of the Supreme judicial council of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • appoints and relieves, upon the nomination of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, khokims of regions and the city of Tashkent of their posts according to law. The President has the right to relieve by his decision, khokims of districts and cities of their posts, should they violate the Constitution, laws or perform acts discrediting the honour and dignity of a khokim; 
  • suspends, repeals acts of the bodies of state administration of the republic and khokims in case of non-compliance with the norms of legislation; has the right to preside at the meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • signs and promulgates laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan; has the right to return law, with his objections, to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the second discussion and vote; 
  • announces condition of war in case of attack on the Republic of Uzbekistan or in case of necessity of the implementation of contractual obligations on mutual defense from aggression and within seventy two hours submits the adopted decision for approval by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • in exceptional cases (real outside threat, mass disturbances, major catastrophes, natural calamities, epidemics) in the interests of ensuring citizens’ security introduces the state of emergency on the entire territory or in the particular localities of the Republic of Uzbekistan and within seventy two hours submits the adopted decision for approval by the chambers of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Conditions and the procedure for introducing the state of emergency shall be regulated by law; 
  • serves as the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan, appoints and relieves the supreme command of the Armed Forces of the post and confer the highest military ranks;
  • awards orders, medals and certificates of honour of the Republic of Uzbekistan, confers qualification and honorary titles of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • rules on matters of citizenship of the Republic of Uzbekistan and granting political asylum; 
  • puts to the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan submission on adoption of acts of amnesty and effectuate pardoning of persons condemned by courts of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • appoints and relieves the chairman of the National Security Service of his post with subsequent submission of decrees on these matters for approval by the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan; 
  • exercises other powers stipulated by the present Constitution and laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan. 

The Legislative Chamber, the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan maybe dissolved, by the decision of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted as agreed with the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in case of insuperable disagreements within the Legislative Chamber or the Senate putting under threat their normal functioning or numerous adoption by them decisions contradicting the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as insuperable disagreements between the Legislative Chamber and the Senate putting under threat the normal functioning of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.