14 December 1922, Albanian parliament approves “Kanunoren” as constitution

Albanian parliament, 1922

On December 14th, 1922 the “National Council” or the Albanian Parliament approved the “Enlargement of the Statute of Lushnja” by turning the “Kanunoren”, in a constitution with 129 articles. The new basic law of Albanian State sanctioned the parliament power, as the highest organ of state power; defined the powers of the High Council as a collective head of state, the principles of the construction of judicial organs, as well as the rights and freedoms of citizens.

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