The Commission for High Military and Other Titles, Class Ranks was established by the presidential order of November 3, 1999 № 88 “On the Commission for High Military and Other Titles, Class Ranks.”
The main tasks of the Commission are:
1) preliminary examination of nominations presented by the authorized central state authorities and their officials on awarding high military and other titles, class ranks and submission of suggestions to the President;
2) preliminary examination of the issues on stripping of high military and other titles, class ranks in the cases stipulated by the legislation.
In order to realize the main tasks the Commission has the authority:
1) to submit proposals to the President on awarding high military and other titles, class ranks as well as on stripping of them;
2) to give opinion on the nominations for the titles and class ranks;
3) to request information and documents necessary for the Commission’s work from the state authorities, organizations and their officials;
4) to hear the report made by the officials of the law-enforcement and other state authorities on the issues on awarding titles and class ranks;
5) to make recommendations to the law-enforcement and other state authorities on nomination for awarding high military and other titles, class ranks;
6) to examine complaints and other applications on the issues on awarding titles and ranks and on stripping of them.
The Commission consists of a Chairman and 6 Commission Members appointed and relieved of their posts by the President of the
The Commission held sessions if necessary and they are considered competent if attended by 2/3 of the Commission members.
Activities of the Commission is ensured by the Law Enforcement System Department of the Executive Office of the President of the