NKR Constitution

  • Chapter 1: The Foundations of Constitutional Order
  • Chapter 2. Fundamental Human and Civil Rights and Freedoms and Obligations
  • Chapter 3. The President of the Republic
  • Chapter 4. The National Assembly
  • Chapter 5. The Government
  • Chapter 6. Judicial Power
  • Chapter 7. The Prosecution
  • Chapter 8. The Defender of Human Rights
  • Chapter 9. The Oversight Chamber
  • Chapter 10. Local Self-Government
  • Chapter 11. Adoption of Constitution, Amendments and Referendum
  • Chapter 12. Final and transitional provisions

We, the people of Artsakh:

- filled with the spirit of freedom;

- realizing the dream of our ancestors and the natural right of people to lead a free and secure life in the Homeland and to create;

-showing a firm will to develop and defend the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh formed on September 2, 1991 on the basis of the right of self-determination and proclaimed independent by a referendum conducted on December 10, 1991;

as a free, sovereign state of citizens with equal rights , where a human being, his life and security, rights and freedoms are of supreme value,

- affirming faithfulness to the principles of the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic adopted on January 06, 1992;

- recalling with gratitude the heroic struggle of our ancestors and present generations for the restoration of freedom, bowing to the memory of the perished in a war forced upon us;

- fulfilled with the power of unity of all Armenians of the world;

- reviving the historic traditions of statehood in Artsakh;

- aspiring to establish good-neighborly relations with all peoples, first of all with our neighbors, on the basis of equality, mutual respect and peaceful co-existence;

- staying faithful to the just world order in conformity with universal values of the International law

- recognizing our own responsibility for the fate of our historic Homeland before present and future generations;

- exercising our sovereign right,

- for us, for generations to come and for those that will wish to live in Artsakh, adopt and proclaim this Constitution.