Today – on July 5, Armenia celebrates the Constitution Day. The Constitution of the Republic of Armenia was adopted by a national referendum on July 5, 1995 when the citizens of the republic voted for the adoption of the Constitution of independent Armenia, thus expressing the wish to live in a free and democratic state.
Constitution Day is a public holiday for Armenia and its citizens, which commemorates the creation of a new governmental framework and the beginning of another era for our country, which for over seven decades had been a Soviet satellite.
The amendments to the RA Constitution were approved by a referendum held on November 27, 2005. With these amendments, the powers of the National Assembly were broadened.