THE RISE AND EFFECTS OF COMMUNISM IN KOREA

AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION OVER THE YEARS

In September 1948, the first Supreme Peoplefs assembly adopted the original North Korean constitution that was based on the 1936 USSR. During these years, the highest organ in the state is the SPA and Presidium of the SA is responsible for policy making and initiation of action. Later in the early 1972, the 1938 Constitution became obsolete and was replaced by Juche Constitution.THs constitution was discussed in the early 1960s. However, due to the change in international environment in North Korea, it can no longer make a constitutional revision.Proposing a DPRK new constitution had been discussed as early as 1960. However, in the changing international environment meant that North Korea could no longer postpone a constitutional revision. Kim Il-Sung was the head of state in 1998. After some time, he made a revision and called it the gKim Il-Sung Constitutionh. He In 2009, there was an amended version of DPRK called the gSogun Constitutionh. They added six articles in their revised implemented laws. Stated in Section 2 Chapter VI, The Chairman of National Defense Commission is entirely new and was declared the supreme leader of Korea and the word ecommunismh was entirely dropped.In June 2016, National Defense Commission was replaced with State Affairs Commission.