Status and powers

President of Republic Tatarstan is the Head of State, Policymaker of the Republic of Tatarstan.

 


The President of the Republic of Tatarstan shall act as a guarantor on protection of the rights and freedoms of a person and a citizen in the Republic of Tatarstan, observance of the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Tatarstan and international agreements of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan " On differentiation of subjects of management and mutual delegation of powers between the government bodies of the Russian Federation and the government bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan "and the agreements of the Republic of Tatarstan and subjects of the Russian Federation.


President of the Republic of Tatarstan shall:

  1. guarantee rights and freedoms of citizens of the Republic of Tatarstan, the sovereignty of the Republic of Tatarstan, public safety and territorial integrity of the republic, law and order in its territory;
  2. head the executive system of the Republic of Tatarstan and provide its interaction with the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, supervise the activity of the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan, make decisions on resignation of the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  3. define internal policy and directions of external activity of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  4. annually present the bills on the budget of the Republic of Tatarstan and its execution for the consideration and approval of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, annually present the draft consolidated budget of the Republic of Tatarstan for the consideration of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  5. present programs for the social and economic development of the Republic of Tatarstan and reports on their execution to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  6. address the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan with the annual message about the internal and external position of the republic, inform the State Council on the important questions of life of the republic;
  7. form the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan, make suggestions to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan on candidatures for the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan, in coordination with the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan appoint assistants to the Prime Minister, appoint ministers, chairmen of state committees, heads of other enforcement authorities of the Republic of Tatarstan - members of the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan; dismiss the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan and members of the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan; make suggestions to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan on formation and abolition of ministries and state committees of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  8. constitute the executive system in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan according to the law;
  9. determine the structure of executive bodies of the state power of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  10. present candidatures for the State Counsellor of the Republic of Tatarstan to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  11. present candidatures for the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan and the Commissioner for Children’s Rights to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  12. appoint the Commissioner for the Protection of Entrepreneurs’ Rights under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  13. appoint half of the members of the Central Election Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  14. coordinate candidatures for the Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  15. represent the Republic of Tatarstan in relations with federal bodies and authorities, state bodies of the subjects of the Russian Federation, the bodies of the local self-government and in international and foreign economic relations, thus he shall sign contracts and agreements on behalf of the Republic of Tatarstan; appoint and withdraw the representatives of the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation, its subjects, subjects and administrative-territorial units of foreign states, foreign states and international organizations;
  16. solve according to the law issues of citizenship of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  17. sign laws of the Republic of Tatarstan or reject the laws adopted by the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan. In case of rejection of a law, the President returns it with his objections for reconsideration of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan. If the President within fourteen days has not returned a law for reconsideration, he shall be obliged to sign it. The signed laws shall be promulgated by the President;
  18. derogate resolutions and decrees of the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan, contradicting the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Tatarstan, the federal legislation, the decrees of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  19. confer the state awards of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  20. establish and present the Prizes of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  21. form the commission on pardoning in the Republic of Tatarstan and submit to the President of the Russian Federation representation on the expediency of application of the act of pardoning concerning a convict or a person serving a period of punishment in furtherance of a judicial judgement and having a previous conviction;
  22. have the right to demand the convocation of an emergency meeting of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, and to convoke the re-elected State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan for its first sitting within the established period;
  23. have the right to participate in the work of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan and its Presidium;
  24. ensure the coordination of the activity of the bodies of executive power of the Republic of Tatarstan with other bodies of state power of the Republic of Tatarstan and in accord with the legislation of the Russian Federation organise the interaction of the bodies of executive power of the Republic of Tatarstan with federal bodies of executive power and their territorial bodies, bodies of self-government and public association;
  25. approve of a symbol of presidential authority in the Republic of Tatarstan;
  26. implement other powers assigned to him by the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Tatarstan, federal laws, and also resulting from the international and external economic obligations of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The President of the Republic of Tatarstan on the basis and for the execution of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Constitution of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Treaty of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan “On Delimitation of Jurisdictional Subjects and Mutual Delegation of Powers between the State Bodies of the Russian Federation and the State Bodies of the Republic of Tatarstan”, federal laws, laws of the Republic of Tatarstan, statutory acts of the President of the Russian Federation, decisions of the Government of the Russian Federation shall issue decrees and orders obligatory for execution in all territory of the Republic of Tatarstan.


The President of the Republic of Tatarstan is elected on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot. The procedure for the election of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is defined by the Federal law «Оn the basic guarantees of electoral rights and right to participate in the referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation» and the Electoral code of the Republic of Tatarstan.


The President of the Republic of Tatarstan is elected for a term of five years.


The Symbol of presidential authority in the Republic of Tatarstan



The Symbol of presidential authority in the Republic of TatarstanThe Symbol of presidential authority in the Republic of Tatarstan is the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan represents a square cloth with horizontal strips of green, white and red colors (color of the National flag of the Republic of Tatarstan). The white strip makes 1/15 width of a cloth and is located between equal strips on width of green and red colors. Thus the green strip is above, red - below.

In the center of a cloth colored image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Tatarstan is reproduced.

The cloth is bordered by a fringe of gold color.

The Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is fixed to staff by cramp of gold color with engraved surname, name and patronymic of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and dates of his stay at this post.

The permanent place of original of the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is official cabinet of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan in his residence in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, the city of Kazan, in the Kremlin.

After taking the oath by the President of Republic Tatarstan duplicate of the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan rises on President's residence in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, the city of Kazan in the Kremlin and is there constantly.

The duplicate of the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan rises also on other residences during stay in them of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Duplicate of the Standard of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan is set also in other official cabinets of the President of Republic Tatarstan, and is established in places of holding official ceremonies, actions, his official visits.