Main page   |   Site map
26 November 2014   ukr | rus | eng | 
Registration
Login
Password
Enter
Forgot password Forgot password
Registration Registration






ccu1THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF UKRAINE is the sole body of constitutional jurisdiction in Ukraine. The Law of Ukraine “On the Constitutional Court of Ukraine” adopted on October 16, 1996 sets forth that the task of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is to guarantee the supremacy of the Constitution of Ukraine as the Fundamental Law of the State throughout the territory of Ukraine.

The Court held its first session on October 22, 1996 and adopted its first decision on May 13, 1997.

The organisation, authority and arrangement of activities of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine are set forth by the Constitution of Ukraine, the Law “On the Constitutional Court of Ukraine” and the Rules of Procedure of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

The Constitutional Court of Ukraine consists of eighteen judges. President of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and Congress of Judges of Ukraine each appoint six judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine for a nine-year term.

The Court is headed by the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine who is elected for a single three-year term from among judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

The organisational, scientific and expert, informational and reference support for the activity of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is performed by the Secretariat of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

The printed body of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is "The Bulletin of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine".

 


News All materials of part
 Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine met with the representatives of the International Development Law Organisation 24.11.2014
On November 20, 2014 judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Chairman of the Standing Commission of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine on International Relations Stanislav Shevchuk met with the representatives of the International Development Law Organisation William Paton and Margarita Milikh. William Paton noted that the purpose of his visit was to study the possibility of implementation of programs and projects in the field of the rule of law in Ukraine. He also briefed the Ukrainian side about the activities of the International Law Development Organisation which. include assistance in the implementation of legal reforms, in particular constitutional ones, activities in the economic sphere and capacity building, including training of judges.
 Delegation of the Constitutional Court experts got acquainted with the work of the highest court instances in Germany and the European Court of Human Rights 19.11.2014
On November 9-13, 2014 a delegation of the Constitutional Court Secretariat paid a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany to study the expertise of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany and that of the highest court instances and institutions of justice. The visit was organised by the German Foundation on International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), a longtime partner of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, which provides assistance in organising regular Ukrainian and German meetings on constitutional and legal issues as well as in fruitful exchange of scientific and methodological experience on the level of the staff of bodies of constitutional jurisdiction of the two countries.
 Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine participated in the events dedicated to the Day of Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania 29.10.2014
On October 21 - 25, 2014 upon the invitation of the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania Dainius Zalimas, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin and Judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Serhii Vdovichenko, Mykola Melnyk, Stanislav Shevchuk and Viktor Shyshkin paid a visit to Vilnius to participate in the events on the occasion of the Day of Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania. Within the programme Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin met with the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania Mr. Dainius Zalimas. During the meeting the heads of the two courts exchanged their opinions on a number of current issues regarding the future cooperation, in particular, agreed on the need to simplify the framework of interaction to achieve more effective and fast results.

Search
Advanced search »
Virtual Court Tour
Virtual tour
14, Zhylianska str.,
Kyiv 01033, Ukraine
Tel.:
(+38044) 289-05-53 inbox@ccu.gov.ua
Developed by "Softline" (Ukraine)
with the support of OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine