DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA - February 1995


PART FOUR -- LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Article 108

Organization of Local Government

1. The territory of the Republic of Albania is divided into communes, municipalities and districts.
2. The organization and competences of the organs of local government are made by law, on the basis of the principles of decentralization and autonomy.

Article 109

Election of the Organs of Local Government

The organs of local government elected directly by the people, in the manner set by law, are: the communal council, municipal council, the district council, the communal chairman and the municipal chairman.

Article 110

Budget and Financial Sources

1. The organs of local power have their own property and budget.
2. The financial sources and manners of using them as well as the obligations to the state shall be set by law.

Article 111

Dissolution

On the proposal of the Prime Minister, the President of the Republic may dissolve the elected organs of local power only in cases provided by law.


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