On the occasion of the anniversary of the arrival to power of Communists March 6, 1948 the text of the Constitution of the People's Republic of Romania was published, and 13 April 1948 the basic law was adopted unanimously by the Grand National Assembly. the country's new constitution proclaimed that "all power belongs to the people and emanates from the people" by Grand National Assembly and People's Councils. The Grand National Assembly is the "supreme organ of state power", which passed laws, declare war and make peace. The Presidium of the body and the Council of Ministers were responsible only to the Grand National Assembly. Despite the recognition of private ownership of land, private commercial institutions and industrial enterprises, did not exclude the possibility of nationalization when this "demanded supreme interests." Democratic rights were guaranteed under the condition that "the objectives pursued is not contrary to democratic order provided for by the Constitution." In general, the new Romanian constitution was modeled on the Stalinist Constitution of 1936 with the clarification that Romania is in the process of transition from capitalism to socialism.