Complaint on the constitutional review of the designation as candidate for the office of PM – inadmissible
On 19 January 2016, the Constitutional Court adopted a decision of inadmissibility on the constitutional review of three decrees of the President of the Republic of Moldova on designating Mr Ion Păduraru as candidate for the office of PM (1), on the repeal of this decree (2) and on designating Mr Pavel Filip as candidate for the office of PM (3) (Complaint no.1/2016 - in Romanian).
Circumstances of the case
The case originated in the complaint lodged with the Constitutional Court on
The Constitutional Court denies speculations spread by Mr Ion Sturza on a social network and taken over by some media outlets over an alleged transportation with a private jet of a judge of the Court.
This information does not correspond to reality and is part of coordinated attacks against the authority of the Constitutional Court.
The Constitutional Court regrets that Mr Sturza and the media outlets who took over these speculations gave in to such an ordinary provocation and recommends to all
Designation of Mr Ion Sturza as candidate for the office of PM - constitutional
On 29 December 2015, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the constitutionality of Presidential Decree no. 1877-VII of 21 December 2015 on designating the candidate for the office of Prime Minister and gave an interpretation of Article 98.1 of the Constitution (Complaint 59a/2015).
Circumstances of the case
The case originated in a complaint lodged with the Constitutional Court on 28 October 2015 by a group of 14 MPs.
The authors requested the annulment of the Presidential Decree no. 1877-VII of
Constitutional Court rejected the suspension of action of the Decree on designating the candidate for PM
On 28 December 2015, the Constitutional Court rejected the request for suspension of action of Presidential Decree no. 1877-VII of 21 December 2015 on designating the candidate for Prime Minister, in favor of examining the complaint as a priority (Complaint No. 59a/2015).
The aforementioned complaint will be examined in a public hearing on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, at 10 a.m.
The Court recalls that on 28 December 2015 a group of MPs lodged with the Constitutional Court a complaint on reviewing the
Meeting of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions
On December 17, 2015 a meeting of the Presidents of the Сonstitutional Сourts of Ukraine, Georgia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Moldova - members of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions took place at the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.
In October this year in Vilnius the chairpersons of the Constitutional Courts of Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova signed a Declaration on the Establishment of the above Association. According to the Declaration
Energy Community welcomes the Constitutional Court’s judgment on the ANRE case
Vienna, 11 December 2015
Dr. Dirk Buschle
Energy Community Secretariat
I am addressing you in relation to the decision the Constitutional Court of Moldova adopted on 8 December 2015, ruling unconstitutional the Parliament’s decision to dismiss the Board of Directors of the Energy Regulator of Moldova (ANRE). As you know, Energy Community law requires all Contracting Parties, including the Republic of Moldova, to ensure independence of the energy regulator. Its competences and independence are of utmost importance for the fair, transparent
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