Validation of an MP’s mandate
On 8 May 2018, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered its judgment on the validation of an Member of Parliament’s mandate (Application no. 51e/2018).
Circumstances of the Case
By Decision no. 1587 of 4 May 2018, the Central Electoral Commission noticed the vacancy of an MP’s mandate and submitted to the Constitutional Court the proposal to declare the MP as elected, by validating the mandate of Mr. Veaceslav Nedelea, an alternate candidate on the list of the Democratic Party of Moldova.
Conclusions of the Court
The Court noted that by Decision No. 29 of 9 December 2014, the Constitutional Court confirmed the results of the parliamentary elections of 30 November 2014, validating the mandates of the elected MPs and confirmed the lists of alternate candidates for the office of MP in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova. Thus, Mr. Veaceslav Nedelea is present on the list of the Democratic Party of Moldova.
The Court found that the alternate candidate, Mr. Veaceslav Nedelea, submitted to the Central Electoral Commission his declaration on accepting of his mandate of an MP and no circumstances preventing the mandate validation were ascertained by the Court sitting in full Court.
Judgment of the Court
This Judgment of the Constitutional Court is final, cannot be appealed, shall enter into force on the date of passing, and shall be published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Moldova.
The full text of the judgment will be available on the Constitutional Court’s website http://www.constcourt.md/.
This is an English language courtesy translation of the original press-release in Romanian language.