<![CDATA[Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova]]> http://www.constcourt.md/ 24.04.2017 en http://www.constcourt.md/ Copyright (c) 2017 http://www.constcourt.md/3rd Steering Committee Meeting <![CDATA[3rd Steering Committee Meeting // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=991&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/3rd-Steering-Committee-Meeting/ On 10 April 2017, the 3rd Steering Committee of the EU-funded project “Support to the Constitutional Court of Moldova” was held in the premises of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova. The meeting was chaired by the President ]]> 10.04.2017 16:15 Visit to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania <![CDATA[Visit to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=996&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/Visit-to-the-Constitutional-Court-of-the-Republic-of-Lithuania/ On 4-7 April 2017, the EU-funded Project “Support to the Constitutional Court of Moldova” organised the information visit for the judges and the staff of the CCM to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania. During the three working days in Vilnius, the delegation held meetings with the President of the Constitutional Court of Lithuania, Heads of Divisions and judges of the Constitutional Court of Lithuania and discussed the most important court decisions regarding the development of the constitutional doctrine ]]> 10.04.2017 10:15 Visit to the Constitutional Court of Lithuania <![CDATA[Visit to the Constitutional Court of Lithuania // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=995&t=/Media/News/Visit-to-the-Constitutional-Court-of-Lithuania/ Judges and staff of the Constitutional Court of Moldova visited the Constitutional Court of Lithuania.]]> 07.04.2017 12:02 Visit to the Seimas of Lithuania <![CDATA[Visit to the Seimas of Lithuania // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=994&t=/Media/News/Visit-to-the-Seimas-of-Lithuania/ An official delegation of the Constitutional Court of Moldova had a meeting with the members of the Legal Committee of the Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania. ]]> 07.04.2017 11:58 Working Visit to the Justice Ministry of Lithuania <![CDATA[Working Visit to the Justice Ministry of Lithuania // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=992&t=/Media/News/Working-Visit-to-the-Justice-Ministry-of-Lithuania/ An official delegation of the Constitutional Court of Moldova lead by the President of the Court Mr Alexandru Tănase, had a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Justice of Lithuania, Mr Paulius Griciūnas.]]> 06.04.2017 11:55 The Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Moldova Visited the Supreme Court of Lithuania and the District Court of Druskininkai City of Lithuania <![CDATA[The Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Moldova Visited the Supreme Court of Lithuania and the District Court of Druskininkai City of Lithuania // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=993&t=/Media/News/The-Delegation-of-the-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova-Visited-the-Supreme-Court-of-Lithuania-and-the-District-Court-of-Druskininkai-City-of-Lithuania/ An official delegation of the Constitutional Court of Moldova had a meeting with the President and judges of the Supreme Court of Lithuania and carried out a visit to the District Court of Druskininkai City of Lithuania.]]> 05.04.2017 11:59 Admisibilitatea sesizărilor - examinată de CCM <![CDATA[Admisibilitatea sesizărilor - examinată de CCM // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=989&t=/Media/News/Admisibilitatea-sesizarilor-examinata-de-CCM/ Curtea Constituțională a examinat admisibilitatea sesizărilor aflate pe rol, și a decis după cum urmează:   I. Au fost declarate admisibile: 1.    Sesizarea nr. 27g/2017 privind excepţia de neconstituţionalitate a unor prevederi din art. 26 alin. (2), art. 27 alin (1)  şi art. ]]> 03.04.2017 13:30 Secretary General of the Constitutional Court Had Presented in Parliament the Deficiencies Found by the Court in Electoral Legislation <![CDATA[Secretary General of the Constitutional Court Had Presented in Parliament the Deficiencies Found by the Court in Electoral Legislation // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=988&t=/Media/News/Secretary-General-of-the-Constitutional-Court-Had-Presented-in-Parliament-the-Deficiencies-Found-by-the-Court-in-Electoral-Legislation/ On Friday, 31 March 2017, the Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of Moldova, Rodica Secrieru, attended public debates on electoral legislation, which were carried out by Parliament. Within the debates, the Secretary General of the Court presented the recommendations provided by the 6 Addresses of the Court, issued within Court s Decision on validating the presidential elections of 2016. On this occasion, there were brought again to the attention of the public the Court s recommendations, that were communicated to Parliament, ]]> 31.03.2017 13:10 Newsletter of the EU funded Project “Support to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova”, 2nd issue <![CDATA[Newsletter of the EU funded Project “Support to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova”, 2nd issue // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=987&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/Newsletter-of-the-EU-funded-Project-Support-to-the-Constitutional-Court-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-2nd-issue/ 30.03.2017 14:10 Newsletter of the EU funded Project “Support to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova”, 2nd issue <![CDATA[Newsletter of the EU funded Project “Support to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova”, 2nd issue // NEWSLETTERS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=146&id=986&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWSLETTERS/Newsletter-of-the-EU-funded-Project-Support-to-the-Constitutional-Court-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-2nd-issue/ 30.03.2017 14:00 Criminal Liability of Judges Arising from a Wilful Rendering of an Illegal Decision – Constitutional <![CDATA[Criminal Liability of Judges Arising from a Wilful Rendering of an Illegal Decision – Constitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=985&t=/Media/News/Criminal-Liability-of-Judges-Arising-from-a-Wilful-Rendering-of-an-Illegal-Decision-Constitutional/ On 28 March 2017, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on the exception of unconstitutionality of Article 307 of the Criminal Code of Moldova. Circumstances of the case The case originated in an exception of unconstitutionality of Article 307 of the Criminal Code of Moldova, raised ex-officio by the panel of the Supreme Court of Justice, when examining the contested decisions of Superior Council of Magistrates, in case no. 3-10/16. On the ground of Article 307 of the Criminal Code, the ]]> 28.03.2017 16:25 Partnership between the Constitutional Court and UN on the integration of underrepresented persons <![CDATA[Partnership between the Constitutional Court and UN on the integration of underrepresented persons // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=980&t=/Media/News/Partnership-between-the-Constitutional-Court-and-UN-on-the-integration-of-underrepresented-persons/ On 17 March 2017, within the second edition of UN Partnership for Diversity, the Constitutional Court of Moldova undertook the commitment to offer opportunities of internship to persons from underrepresented groups. Following the signature of the Commitment, for a period of 3-5 months, persons who come from underrepresented groups will be involved in the day to day work of the Constitutional Court and will become equal members of the team. When concluding the internship, they will be awarded a certificate of ]]> 17.03.2017 14:06 The Venice Commission Communicated to the Constitutional Court its Opinion on Article 307 of the Criminal Code <![CDATA[The Venice Commission Communicated to the Constitutional Court its Opinion on Article 307 of the Criminal Code // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=979&t=/Media/News/The-Venice-Commission-Communicated-to-the-Constitutional-Court-its-Opinion-on-Article-307-of-the-Criminal-Code/ The Constitutional Court of Moldova notifies the public that at its 110th plenary session of 10-11 March 2017, the Venice Commission (European Commission for Democracy through Law of the Council of Europe), adopted an Opinion - Amicus Curiae Brief - on Article 307 of the Criminal Code (delivering a sentence, a decision, a ruling or a judgment that is contrary to the law). This Amicus Curiae Brief was requested by the Constitutional Court of Moldova on 12 January 2017, within an ]]> 17.03.2017 10:50 The Lack of Clarity in Sanctioning the Failure to Perform a Contract with Budgetary Institutions – Unconstitutional <![CDATA[The Lack of Clarity in Sanctioning the Failure to Perform a Contract with Budgetary Institutions – Unconstitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=978&t=/Media/News/The-Lack-of-Clarity-in-Sanctioning-the-Failure-to-Perform-a-Contract-with-Budgetary-Institutions-Unconstitutional/ ]]> 16.03.2017 15:18 For the First Time Ever - Mayors at the Constitutional Court of Moldova <![CDATA[For the First Time Ever - Mayors at the Constitutional Court of Moldova // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=977&t=/Media/News/For-the-First-Time-Ever-Mayors-at-the-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova/ On 15 March 2017, the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM) has for the first time ever hosted over 50 mayors from across the country, who accepted the invitation to find out more about the opportunity to apply before the Constitutional Court of Moldova on matters related to local autonomy. Alexandru Tănase, the President of CCM made a presentation on the way the Court operates and answered to the questions of the mayors. Thus, they were informed on the mechanism of applying ]]> 15.03.2017 15:01 Open Doors Day for Mayors <![CDATA[Open Doors Day for Mayors // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=976&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/Open-Doors-Day-for-Mayors/ On 15 March 2017, the EU funded project “Support to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova” facilitated the organisation of CCM Open Doors Day event for the representatives of local authorities of the Republic of Moldova. Up to 50 guests attended the event, during which, apart of visiting the premises of the Constitutional Court, the Mayors from all over the country had the possibility to exchange the views with Mr Alexandru Tanase, President of the Constitutional Court.   The event was ]]> 15.03.2017 14:33 The President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova Met with the Ambassador of Czech Republic <![CDATA[The President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova Met with the Ambassador of Czech Republic // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=972&t=/Media/News/The-President-of-the-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova-Met-with-the-Ambassador-of-Czech-Republic/ The President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM), Mr Alexandru Tănase, had a meeting on 10 March with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Czech Republic in the Republic of Moldova, H.E. Mr Zdeněk Krejčí. Within the meeting was discussed the cooperation on constitutional jurisdiction between the Republic of Moldova and Czech Republic, both between the two states and within European and world organisations.]]> 10.03.2017 17:39 Admisibilitatea sesizărilor - examinată de CCM <![CDATA[Admisibilitatea sesizărilor - examinată de CCM // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=971&t=/Media/News/Admisibilitatea-sesizarilor-examinata-de-CCM/ Curtea Constituțională (CCM) a examinat admisibilitatea sesizărilor aflate pe rol, și a decis după cum urmează:   I. Au fost declarate admisibile: 1.    Sesizarea nr. 20g/2017 privind excepţia de neconstituţionalitate a art.22 alin. (1) lit.v) din Codul de executare. 2.   Sesizarea nr. 24g/2017 privind excepţia de neconstituţionalitate a art. 15 alin. (2) lit.f) și art.38 alin. (4) lit.f) din Codul de executare. 3.    Sesizarea nr. 25a/2017 privind excepția de neconstituționalitate a art.67 lit.f) din Codul familiei.     II. Au fost respinse ca inadmisibile: 1.    Sesizarea nr. 129g/2016 privind ]]> 10.03.2017 16:06 The Adjudication of Criminal Cases in Simplified Procedure – Constitutional <![CDATA[The Adjudication of Criminal Cases in Simplified Procedure – Constitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=970&t=/Media/News/The-Adjudication-of-Criminal-Cases-in-Simplified-Procedure-Constitutional/ ]]> 09.03.2017 12:57 NOTICE: Constitutional Court’s Award “Constantin Stere” of 2017 <![CDATA[NOTICE: Constitutional Court’s Award “Constantin Stere” of 2017 // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=969&t=/Media/News/NOTICE-Constitutional-Courts-Award-Constantin-Stere-of-2017/ The Constitutional Court of Moldova launches a contest for the award "Constantin Stere" - 2017 year edition. The contest may be attended by authors (individuals, co-authors or nonprofits) of published scientific texts (monographies, set of articles or series of scientific articles published in national or international magazines recognised as specialised scientific publications) in the last 2 years. The texts should contribute to solving efficiently issues of scientific and practical nature in the field of law, overall, and particularly to the development of ]]> 07.03.2017 13:47 The Exclusion of People Declared Incapable from the List of Beneficiaries of the “Protected House” Service – Unconstitutional <![CDATA[The Exclusion of People Declared Incapable from the List of Beneficiaries of the “Protected House” Service – Unconstitutional // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=968&t=/Media/News/The-Exclusion-of-People-Declared-Incapable-from-the-List-of-Beneficiaries-of-the-Protected-House-Service-Unconstitutional/ On 7 March 2017, the Constitutional Court of Moldova delivered a judgment on an exception of unconstitutionality of certain provisions of the Framework Regulations on the set-up and operation of the Social Service “Protected House,” approved by Government Decision no. 711 of 9 August 2010.   Circumstances of the case The case originated in an exception of unconstitutionality of the phrase “is not declared by the court of law as incapable” of para. 3.1 of the Framework Regulations on the set-up and operation ]]> 07.03.2017 13:10 Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission Attended a TV Talk Show in Moldova on Constitutional and Electoral Law <![CDATA[Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission Attended a TV Talk Show in Moldova on Constitutional and Electoral Law // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=966&t=/Media/News/Gianni-Buquicchio-President-of-the-Venice-Commission-Attended-a-TV-Talk-Show-in-Moldova-on-Constitutional-and-Electoral-Law/ ]]> 03.03.2017 15:39 International Conference under the Auspices of CCM: “Evolution of Constitutional Control in Europe: Lesson Learned and New Challenges” <![CDATA[International Conference under the Auspices of CCM: “Evolution of Constitutional Control in Europe: Lesson Learned and New Challenges” // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=965&t=/Media/News/International-Conference-under-the-Auspices-of-CCM-Evolution-of-Constitutional-Control-in-Europe-Lesson-Learned-and-New-Challenges/ On 2nd of March 2017, under the auspices of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM) in Chişinău took place the International Conference on the evolution of constitutional control in Europe. The event was attended by 80 international high officials, including presidents and members of over 20 Constitutional Courts, representatives of the General Court of the EU, as well as the President of the Venice Commission, Gianni Buquicchio. Alexandru Tănase, the President of CCM, in his opening speech underscored that throughout its ]]> 02.03.2017 14:32 International Conference under the Auspices of CCM: “Evolution of Constitutional Control in Europe: Lesson Learned and New Challenges” <![CDATA[International Conference under the Auspices of CCM: “Evolution of Constitutional Control in Europe: Lesson Learned and New Challenges” // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=974&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/International-Conference-under-the-Auspices-of-CCM-Evolution-of-Constitutional-Control-in-Europe-Lesson-Learned-and-New-Challenges/ On 2nd of March 2017, under the auspices of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM) in Chişinău took place the International Conference on the evolution of constitutional control in Europe. The event was attended by 80 international high officials, including presidents and members of over 20 Constitutional Courts, representatives of the General Court of the EU, as well as the President of the Venice Commission, Gianni Buquicchio. Alexandru Tănase, the President of CCM, in his opening speech underscored that throughout its ]]> 02.03.2017 14:32 A Direct Dialogue: Constitutional Court of Moldova – Court of Justice of the European Union <![CDATA[A Direct Dialogue: Constitutional Court of Moldova – Court of Justice of the European Union // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=961&t=/Media/News/A-Direct-Dialogue-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova-Court-of-Justice-of-the-European-Union/ The date of 23rd of February marks the 22nd anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM) and on this occasion it held a videoconference with the Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Egidijus Jarašiūnas, on the "Relations of constitutional courts with the CJEU. The influence of the jurisprudence of CJEU on the development of constitutional doctrine." The President of CCM, Alexandru Tănase, mentioned in the opening message that the event marks the 22nd anniversary since ]]> 23.02.2017 19:30 A Direct Dialogue: Constitutional Court of Moldova – Court of Justice of the European Union <![CDATA[A Direct Dialogue: Constitutional Court of Moldova – Court of Justice of the European Union // NEWS]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=136&id=967&t=/SUPPORT-TO-THE-CONSTITUTIONAL-COURT-OF-THE-REPUBLIC-OF-MOLDOVA/NEWS/A-Direct-Dialogue-Constitutional-Court-of-Moldova-Court-of-Justice-of-the-European-Union/ The date of 23rd of February marks the 22nd anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (CCM) and on this occasion it held a videoconference with the Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Egidijus Jarašiūnas, on the "Relations of constitutional courts with the CJEU. The influence of the jurisprudence of CJEU on the development of constitutional doctrine." The President of CCM, Alexandru Tănase, mentioned in the opening message that the event marks the 22nd anniversary since ]]> 23.02.2017 19:30 Александру Тэнасе: Конституционные суды – это институты государства, задача которых заключается в том, чтобы не допустить существования „царств без справедливости” <![CDATA[Александру Тэнасе: Конституционные суды – это институты государства, задача которых заключается в том, чтобы не допустить существования „царств без справедливости” // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=960&t=/Media/News/alekcandru-tanace-konctitutionnie-cudi-ato-inctituti-gocudarctva-zadaca-kotorih-zakliucaetcea-v-tom-ctobi-ne-dopuctiti-cusectvovaniea-tarctv-bez-cpravedlivocti/ Bizlaw: 23 февраля - день образования Конституционного суда. Расскажите об этапах развития Конституционного суда за 21 год своей деятельности.  Александру Тэнасе:  Конституционные Суды  существуют посредством  принимаемых решений. Анализируя практику Конституционного суда Молдовы за 21 год своего существования, можно выделить три этапа его развития. Первый ]]> 23.02.2017 12:40 The Constitution of Moldova Edited in the Languages of Ethnic Groups <![CDATA[The Constitution of Moldova Edited in the Languages of Ethnic Groups // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=959&t=/Media/News/The-Constitution-of-Moldova-Edited-in-the-Languages-of-Ethnic-Groups/  ]]> 21.02.2017 16:21 Mandatory Payment for School Books Infringes Upon the Supreme Law <![CDATA[Mandatory Payment for School Books Infringes Upon the Supreme Law // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=957&t=/Media/News/Mandatory-Payment-for-School-Books-Infringes-Upon-the-Supreme-Law/ Provisions of Article 41.4 of the Education Code on ensuring pupils of 5th to 9th grades with school books according to the rental scheme approved by the Ministry of Education is in breach of free education provisions of the Constitution (Article 35). Thus, the Court held that imposing mandatory payments to pupils of elementary and secondary schools, including for school books – which constitute an essential element of the study process – is in breach of the Supreme Law. Furthermore, free ]]> 16.02.2017 15:46 Legislative Omission on Pension Recalculation, Complained of at the Court, Solved by Parliament <![CDATA[Legislative Omission on Pension Recalculation, Complained of at the Court, Solved by Parliament // News]]> http://www.constcourt.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=7&id=956&t=/Media/News/Legislative-Omission-on-Pension-Recalculation-Complained-of-at-the-Court-Solved-by-Parliament/ Constitutional Court of Moldova ceased the constitutional review of legal provisions on the right to pension recalculation of persons who continue to work after retirement, due to the fact that the legislative omission alleged by the author of this exception of unconstitutionality has been meanwhile solved by Parliament. Thus, the Court noted that after this exception of unconstitutionality was raised, on 16 December 2016 the Parliament passed the Law no. 290 thereby Article 33.1 of the Law on public system of ]]> 16.02.2017 14:05