Day of the Constitution of Uzbekistan

December 8, 1992 at the 11th session of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Uzbekistan was adopted unanimously by the Basic Law of the country — the Constitution of Uzbekistan.

On the same day, President Islam Karimov signed a law "On the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan", "On the Declaration of the Day of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan national holiday", "On the order of entry into force of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan."

The Constitution of Uzbekistan passed the examination of experts of the United Nations, the Council for Security and Cooperation in Europe, scientists, lawyers, U.S., UK, France and many other countries, it has strengthened the pillars of the democracy:

— Uzbekistan — a sovereign democratic republic (Article 1);

— State expresses the will of the people and serve their interests. State agencies and officials responsible to the society and citizens (Article 2);

— people are the sole source of state power (Article 7);

— The people of Uzbekistan are citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan, regardless of their nationality (Article 8);

— The most important issues of social and political life of the people are brought for discussion and put to a vote (referendum) (v. 9).