<![CDATA[Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova]]> http://www.constcourt.md/ 23.05.2018 en http://www.constcourt.md/ Copyright (c) 2018 http://www.constcourt.md/The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions on Transportation Expenses of Goods Included in Customs Value <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions on Transportation Expenses of Goods Included in Customs Value // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1205&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Provisions-on-Transportation-Expenses-of-Goods-Included-in-Customs-Value/ On Tuesday, 22 May 2018, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the constitutionality of the phrase: ”applicable to the same means of transportation” of para. 8 (3) of the Regulation on declaring the customs value of goods brought into the territory of the Republic of Moldova, approved by the Government Decision no. 600 of 14 May 2002.  Circumstances of the caseThe exception of unconstitutionality underlying this case was raised by the attorney Petru Balan in the case no. ]]> 22.05.2018 14:03 Justices From the People’s Republic of China Visited the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova <![CDATA[Justices From the People’s Republic of China Visited the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1200&t=/Media/News/Justices-From-the-Peoples-Republic-of-China-Visited-the-Constitutional-Court-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova/ On Friday, 18 May 2018, the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Mihai Poalelungi, received the visit of a delegation of justices of the Supreme People’s Court and other courts of the People’s Republic of China. The delegation was headed by Mr. Hu Yunteng, justice and standing member of the judicial committee of the Supreme People’s Court. Discussions were focused on aspects of comparative law of the justice systems of the two states. President Poalelungi described to ]]> 18.05.2018 14:40 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Normative Provisions on the Scope of Judicial Review Made By the Supreme Court of Justice With Respect to Decisions of the Superior Council of Magistrates <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Normative Provisions on the Scope of Judicial Review Made By the Supreme Court of Justice With Respect to Decisions of the Superior Council of Magistrates // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1193&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Normative-Provisions-on-the-Scope-of-Judicial-Review-Made-By-the-Supreme-Court-of-Justice-With-Respect-to-Decisions-of-the-Superior-Council-of-Magistrates/ On Monday, 14 May 2018, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the constitutionality of the phrases “[…] only in the part related to the procedure of issuing/adoption.” of Article 25 (1) of the Law no. 947 of 19 July 1996 on the Superior Council of Magistrates and “b) verifies the legality of the decisions of the Superior Council of Magistrates in cases provided by the law;” of Article 10 (1) of the Law on administrative litigations no. ]]> 14.05.2018 15:38 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Criminal Code on to the Use of Fake Documents of Particular Importance <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Criminal Code on to the Use of Fake Documents of Particular Importance // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1188&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Provisions-of-the-Criminal-Code-on-to-the-Use-of-Fake-Documents-of-Particular-Importance/ Monday, May 14, 2018, the Constitutional Court delivered a judgment on an exception of unconstitutionality of Article 361 (2) let. c) of the Criminal Code (fabrication, possession, sale, or use of fake documents of particular importance). - Application no. 25g/2018. Circumstances of the case: The exception of unconstitutionality underlying this case was raised by the attorney Igor Chiriac, in a pending trial before the Court of Law of Strășeni. According to him, the provision of Article 361 (2) c) of the Criminal ]]> 14.05.2018 13:51 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Contravention Code <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Contravention Code // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1187&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Provisions-of-the-Contravention-Code/ On Tuesday, 8 May 2018, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the constitutionality of the texts: "domiciled in the Republic of Moldova" of Article 2 (1) and "the insured person establishing a domicile abroad is not entitled to pension payment according to this law" of Article 36 (1) of the Law no. 156 of 14 October 1998 on the public pension system (Application no.24g/2018). Circumstances of the caseThe exception of unconstitutionality underlying this case was raised by the ]]> 08.05.2018 15:12 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Law on the Public Pension System Related to Pension Payment Cancellation, in Case the Insured Person Establishes His/Her Domicile Abroad <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Law on the Public Pension System Related to Pension Payment Cancellation, in Case the Insured Person Establishes His/Her Domicile Abroad // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1186&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Provisions-of-the-Law-on-the-Public-Pension-System-Related-to-Pension-Payment-Cancellation-in-Case-the-Insured-Person-Establishes-HisHer-Domicile-Abroad/ ]]> 08.05.2018 13:24 Validation of an MP’s mandate <![CDATA[Validation of an MP’s mandate // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1185&t=/Media/News/Validation-of-an-MPs-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 CaseOn 3 May, by Decision no. 80, the Parliament declared vacant an MP’s mandate from the list of the Democratic Party of Moldova, following the resignation of the MP Nicolai Dudoglo. 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 ]]> 08.05.2018 11:29 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure on Judicial Mediation <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Certain Provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure on Judicial Mediation // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1175&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Certain-Provisions-of-the-Code-of-Civil-Procedure-on-Judicial-Mediation/ On Thursday, 26 April 2018, the Constitutional Court delivered a judgment on the exception of unconstitutionality of certain provisions of the Law on the Code of Civil Procedure no. 225 of 30 May 2003 (Complaint no. 3g/2018). Circumstances of the caseThe case originated in an exception of unconstitutionality raised by the lawyer Alexandru Prisac, before the Court of Law of Căușeni, Ştefan-Vodă district. The exception challenges the constitutionality of Articles 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824 and 1825 of the Law on the Code ]]> 26.04.2018 16:24 The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Provisions of the Contravention Code on Paying the Fine in 72 Hours <![CDATA[The Court Examined the Constitutionality of Provisions of the Contravention Code on Paying the Fine in 72 Hours // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1174&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Examined-the-Constitutionality-of-Provisions-of-the-Contravention-Code-on-Paying-the-Fine-in-72-Hours/ On Thursday, 26 April 2018, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the constitutionality of the text “from the moment the fine was fixed” of the phrase I of Article 34 (3) of the Contravention Code no. 218 of 24 October 2018.  Circumstances of the caseThe exception of unconstitutionality underlying this case was raised ex-officio by Mr. Ghenadie Eremciuc, judge of the Court of Law of Bălți, examining a challenge related to the provisions considered for this constitutional review. ]]> 26.04.2018 11:26 The Issuing of Protection Orders Based on Declarations of the Victim Is Not Covered by the Presumption of Innocence <![CDATA[The Issuing of Protection Orders Based on Declarations of the Victim Is Not Covered by the Presumption of Innocence // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1168&t=/Media/News/The-Issuing-of-Protection-Orders-Based-on-Declarations-of-the-Victim-Is-Not-Covered-by-the-Presumption-of-Innocence/ 19.04.2018 11:47 The judicial review of the decisions of the Superior Council of Prosecutors does not raise constitutional issues <![CDATA[The judicial review of the decisions of the Superior Council of Prosecutors does not raise constitutional issues // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1166&t=/Media/News/The-judicial-review-of-the-decisions-of-the-Superior-Council-of-Prosecutors-does-not-raise-constitutional-issues/ 19.04.2018 11:14 The Court delivered a positive opinion on the initiative on revision of the Constitution (Complaint no.35c/2018) <![CDATA[The Court delivered a positive opinion on the initiative on revision of the Constitution (Complaint no.35c/2018) // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1161&t=/Media/News/The-Court-delivered-a-positive-opinion-on-the-initiative-on-revision-of-the-Constitution-Complaint-no35c2018/ ]]> 10.04.2018 16:16 The Court examined the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Law on the Polygraph Test and the Law on the National Integrity Authority <![CDATA[The Court examined the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Law on the Polygraph Test and the Law on the National Integrity Authority // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1160&t=/Media/News/The-Court-examined-the-constitutionality-of-certain-provisions-of-the-Law-on-the-Polygraph-Test-and-the-Law-on-the-National-Integrity-Authority/ ]]> 10.04.2018 15:38 The working meeting of the Third Congress of the the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ) <![CDATA[The working meeting of the Third Congress of the the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ) // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1155&t=/Media/News/The-working-meeting-of-the-Third-Congress-of-the-the-Association-of-Constitutional-Justice-of-the-Countries-of-the-Baltic-and-Black-Sea-Regions-BBCJ/ On 3rd and 4th April 2018, the working meeting took place of the Presidents of Constitutional Courts- members of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ) in Tbisili, Georgia. The meeting was scheduled in order to prepare the Third Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ), which will take place on 16th and 17th May 2018, in Tbilisi. During this meeting, the representatives ]]> 05.04.2018 16:22 Structural changes in the Constitutional Court of Moldova <![CDATA[Structural changes in the Constitutional Court of Moldova // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1150&t=/Media/News/Structural-changes-in-the-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova/ On Friday, 16 March 2016, the new judge of the Constitutional Court Mr Mihai Poalelungi has taken the oath before the Parliament and the members of the Superior Council of Magistracy, based on the provisions of Article 12 of the Law on the Constitutional Court no.317-XIII of 13.12.1994. According to the law, starting from this moment the judge officially takes the office. At the plenary sitting of the Constitutional Court that took place at the same date, Mr Mihai Poalelungi was ]]> 16.03.2018 12:03 CCM examined the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Law on entrepreneurship and enterprises <![CDATA[CCM examined the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Law on entrepreneurship and enterprises // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1143&t=/Media/News/CCM-examined-the-constitutionality-of-certain-provisions-of-the-Law-on-entrepreneurship-and-enterprises/ ]]> 06.03.2018 13:42 The Constitutional Tribunal of Poland expressed the intention to join the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ) <![CDATA[The Constitutional Tribunal of Poland expressed the intention to join the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ) // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1137&t=/Media/News/The-Constitutional-Tribunal-of-Poland-expressed-the-intention-to-join-the-Association-of-Constitutional-Justice-of-the-Countries-of-the-Baltic-and-Black-Sea-Regions-BBCJ/ On 22 February 2018 the President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia Zaza Tavadze, as Acting President of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ)  received the letter from the President of  Constitutional Tribunal of Poland  Julia Przylebska expressing willingness to become the  member of the BBCJ.  In the motivation letter it is highlighted that the Constitutional Tribunal shares the aims outlined in the Declaration on the Establishment of the Association ]]> 02.03.2018 14:26 The President of the Constitutional Court has resigned <![CDATA[The President of the Constitutional Court has resigned // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1130&t=/Media/News/The-President-of-the-Constitutional-Court-has-resigned/ The Constitutional Court informs about Mr Tudor Panţîru,s resignation on his own motion from the position of President and judge of the Constitutional Court, filed on the grounds of Article 14.4 of the Law on the Constitutional Court no. 317-XIII of 13 December 1994. Thus, starting from 1 February 2018 until the election of the new President of the Court, pursuant to Article 7.5 of the Law on the Constitutional Court, the functions of the President will be exercised by Mr ]]> 31.01.2018 16:43 The Court Has Ascertained the Circumstances Justifying the Interim Office of President of the Republic of Moldova in Promulgating a Law <![CDATA[The Court Has Ascertained the Circumstances Justifying the Interim Office of President of the Republic of Moldova in Promulgating a Law // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1125&t=/Media/News/The-Court-Has-Ascertained-the-Circumstances-Justifying-the-Interim-Office-of-President-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-in-Promulgating-a-Law/ ]]> 05.01.2018 12:16 The Court ascertained the circumstances justifying the Interim Office of President of the Republic of Moldova within the governmental reshuffle <![CDATA[The Court ascertained the circumstances justifying the Interim Office of President of the Republic of Moldova within the governmental reshuffle // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1123&t=/Media/News/The-Court-ascertained-the-circumstances-justifying-the-Interim-Office-of-President-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-within-the-governmental-reshuffle/ ]]> 02.01.2018 14:44 CCM examined the constitutionality of the provisions on arrest extension <![CDATA[CCM examined the constitutionality of the provisions on arrest extension // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1121&t=/Media/News/CCM-examined-the-constitutionality-of-the-provisions-on-arrest-extension/ ]]> 21.12.2017 11:19 Failure to provide the possibility of voluntary enforcement of alimony payments – unconstitutional (Complaint no. 24g/2017) <![CDATA[Failure to provide the possibility of voluntary enforcement of alimony payments – unconstitutional (Complaint no. 24g/2017) // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1118&t=/Media/News/Failure-to-provide-the-possibility-of-voluntary-enforcement-of-alimony-payments-unconstitutional-Complaint-no-24g2017/ ]]> 14.12.2017 17:06 CCM verified the constitutionality of the provisions on access to State secrets <![CDATA[CCM verified the constitutionality of the provisions on access to State secrets // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1117&t=/Media/News/CCM-verified-the-constitutionality-of-the-provisions-on-access-to-State-secrets/ ]]> 14.12.2017 17:02 Financial incentive for investigating agents of the General Police Inspectorate – constitutional <![CDATA[Financial incentive for investigating agents of the General Police Inspectorate – constitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1116&t=/Media/News/Financial-incentive-for-investigating-agents-of-the-General-Police-Inspectorate-constitutional/ ]]> 13.12.2017 16:30 Prohibition imposed on the President of the state to hold membership within a political party – constitutional <![CDATA[Prohibition imposed on the President of the state to hold membership within a political party – constitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1111&t=/Media/News/Prohibition-imposed-on-the-President-of-the-state-to-hold-membership-within-a-political-party-constitutional/ ]]> 12.12.2017 12:40 The Court delivered a positive opinion on the initiative to revise the Constitution regarding European integration of the state (Complaint no. 162c/2017) <![CDATA[The Court delivered a positive opinion on the initiative to revise the Constitution regarding European integration of the state (Complaint no. 162c/2017) // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1109&t=/Media/News/The-Court-delivered-a-positive-opinion-on-the-initiative-to-revise-the-Constitution-regarding-European-integration-of-the-state-Complaint-no-162c2017/ On 11 December the Constitutional Court delivered the Opinion on the initiative to amend and supplement the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova (complaint no. 162c/2017). Circumstances of the case The case originated in the complaint lodged with the Constitutional Court on 6 December 2017 by a group of Members of Parliament. The complaint was examined by the Constitutional Court in the following composition: Mr Tudor PANȚÎRU, Chairman, Mr Aurel BĂIEȘU, Mr Igor DOLEA, Mrs Victoria IFTODI, Mr Victor POPA, Mr Veaceslav ZAPOROJAN, justices Conclusions of the Court The Court recalled ]]> 11.12.2017 11:39 The mandatory consent at dismissal of the trade union – unconstitutional <![CDATA[The mandatory consent at dismissal of the trade union – unconstitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1106&t=/Media/News/The-mandatory-consent-at-dismissal-of-the-trade-union-unconstitutional/ ]]> 08.12.2017 11:23 Incrimination of “abuse of service” for infringement of duties granted by law – constitutional <![CDATA[Incrimination of “abuse of service” for infringement of duties granted by law – constitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1105&t=/Media/News/Incrimination-of-abuse-of-service-for-infringement-of-duties-granted-by-law-constitutional/ ]]> 07.12.2017 11:36 Verification of judges by the Security and Intelligence Service – unconstitutional <![CDATA[Verification of judges by the Security and Intelligence Service – unconstitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1104&t=/Media/News/Verification-of-judges-by-the-Security-and-Intelligence-Service-unconstitutional/ ]]> 05.12.2017 14:28 The Court delivered a positive Opinion on the constitutional amendments to the judiciary <![CDATA[The Court delivered a positive Opinion on the constitutional amendments to the judiciary // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=1103&t=/Media/News/The-Court-delivered-a-positive-Opinion-on-the-constitutional-amendments-to-the-judiciary/ ]]> 05.12.2017 11:55