The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova marks its 20th anniversary.
Today, 23 February 2015, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova (CCM) marks 20 years since its founding on 23 February 1995. During this period, CCRM has processed more than 1,000 complaints, by means of 20 constitutional judges up to the present time, in view of guaranteeing the supremacy of the Constitution.
The Constitution conferred on the CCM the status of sole authority of constitutional jurisdiction in the Republic of Moldova, being independent of any other public authority and abiding
Immunity does not have an impact on a convicted MP, and his mandate ceases de jure
On 20 January 2015, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova ruled on the constitutionality of Articles 1, 69 and 70 of the Constitution (Complaint no. 6b / 2014).
Circumstances of the case
The case originated in the complaint lodged with the Constitutional Court on 6 February 2014 by the MP at the time, Mr Grigore Petrenco.
The author of the complaint asked the Constitutional Court to interpret Articles 69 ("Cessation of the MP mandate") and
Finding of constitutionality on enforcement of judgments by the Parliament
On 20 January 2015 the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova ruled on the constitutionality of the Decision of the Parliament no. 169 of 21 July 2014 on the removal from office of the Director General of the Board of the National Agency for Energy Regulation - ANRE (Complaint no. 59a / 2014).
Circumstances of the case
The case originated in the complaint lodged with the Constitutional Court on 27 November 2014 by the MP at the time, Mr Veaceslav Ioniţă.
Report on the results of parliamentary elections and mandate validation of the elected MPs.
Under Article 135 para. (1) lett. e) of the Constitution, Articles 4 para. (1) lett. e) of the Law on the Constitutional Court, 4 para. (1) lett. e) and 38 para. (3) of the Constitutional Jurisdiction Code, the Constitutional Court confirms the results of parliamentary elections and validates the mandates of the MPs. Under Article 67 para. (3) of the Electoral Code, the contestations against the decisions taken by the electoral authority on summing up the election results and the
Opinion of the Venice Commission concerning the Law on Professional Integrity Testing presented to the Constitutional Court
On 13 December 2014, following the letter submitted by the President of the Constitutional Court, Alexandru Tănase, the Venice Commission (European Commission for Democracy through Law of the Council of Europe) announced its amicus curiae brief on the Law no. 325 of 23 December 2013 on Professional Integrity Testing.
The full text of the amicus curiae brief of the Venice Commission concerning the compliance with European standards relating to democracy and human rights of the Law on Professional Integrity Testing,
Complaints rejected by the Constitutional Court of Moldova
as being inadmissible
On 18 November 2014, the Constitutional Court of Moldova examined the admissibility of two complaints lodged by the Communist Party and by the MPs Igor Dodon and Ion Ceban on 17 November 2014 (complaints no. 55b and 58a of 2014).
The Communist Party lodged a complaint with the Constitutional Court asking for the interpretation of the phrase contained in the Articles 1 para. (3), 60 para. (2) and 68 para (1) of the Constitution related to the Judgment of the Constitutional
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