<ul><li>The multinational republic of Dagestan is a sovereign democratic state within the Russian Federation, based on the unity and equality of its people, who have a common and indivisible motherland. On its territory the Republic of Dagestan has the sovereign right to exercise state power. It has its own Constitution, which reflects the specific features of the republic? And its own coat of arms, flag and national anthem. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dagestan’s form of government is a parliamentary republic, the highest political bodies of which are the State Council and the People’s assembly. </li></ul>President of the Republic M.G. Aliev People’s Assembly Magomedov M-S.M, Chairman State Council Government Zainalov Shamil M. Chairman
<ul><li>The state Council heads the executive power and ensures the coordination of interaction of the Republic’s bodies of state power. It consists of 14 members and reflects the multinational composition of the population of Dagestan - each of the fourteen main nationalities of the republic has a single representative in the State Council. The Chairman of the state Council is the head of State. The members of the State Council are appointed by the Constitutional Assembly of Dagestan for a term of four years. The State Council appoints the members of the Government. </li></ul><ul><li>The ethnicities represented in the State Council are Aguls, Avars, Azeris, Chechens, Dargins, Kumyks, Laks, Lezgins, Russians, Rutuls, Tabasarans, Tats, and Tsakhurs. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The People’s Assembly or the parliament of Dagestan, is the highest body of legislative power of the republic. It consists of 121 deputies, elected for four years by secret ballot and universal suffrage. The Government or the Council of Ministers of Dagestan is the highest body of executive administrative power of the republic. Its chairman is appointed by the State Council with the content of the People’s Assembly. Therefore the Government of Dagestan is responsible and accountable to the state Council and the People’s Assembly. </li></ul>
Magomedov Magomed. M. Chairman of the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of Dagestan is the highest judicial body of the republic for civil, criminal and administrative cases. The Supreme Court for Arbitration is highest body for judicial power for solving economic disputes.