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ccu1The Constitutional Court of Ukraine began its activity on October 18, 1996. On May 13, 1997 the Court adopted its first decision.

The Constitutional Court of Ukraine is the sole body of constitutional jurisdiction in Ukraine.

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

The activity of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is based on the principles of the rule of law, independence, collegiality, equality of judges' rights, openness, comprehensive examination of cases, and the soundness of the decisions it adopts.

 

The Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is elected at a special Plenary Session of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine from the membership of the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine for a single three-year term.

The Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine heads the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and organizes its activity.

The Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine has two Deputy Chairmen of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

 

Deputy Chairmen exercise under instruction of the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine certain of his/her responsibilities.

Deputy Chairmen of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine are elected upon the proposal of the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine for a single three-year term.

 

In the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, collegia of judges are established to consider the issues concerning initiating proceedings in cases arising from constitutional petitions and constitutional appeals.

 

The organizational, scientific and expert, informational and reference as well as other facilities for the activity of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine are performed by the Secretariat of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine which is headed by the Head of Secretariat of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

 

Regulations on the Secretariat of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, its structure and staff are approved by the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

 

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

 


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 Chairman a.i. of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Viktor Shyshkin met with the Director of Human Rights in the Council of Europe's Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law Christos Giakoumopoulos 02.09.2014
On August 29, 2014 Chairman a.i. of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Viktor Shyshkin met with the Director of Human Rights in the Council of Europe's Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law Christos Giakoumopoulos. The Council of Europe is closely monitoring the developments in Ukraine and is ready to assist our country in the field of judicial reform. For this reason Christos Giakoumopoulos was interested in ways in which the Council of Europe should labour as well as views of the Ukrainian side on the prospects of judicial reform and problems that need to be solved in the near future...
 Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin met with the Experts' Team Leader for the EU Project "Support to Justice Sector Reform in Ukraine" 05.08.2014
On July 24, 2014 the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin met with the Experts' Team Leader for the EU Project "Support to Justice Sector Reform in Ukraine", the Vice-President of the International Association of Judges, former President of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania Virgilijus Valancius. During the meeting the parties discussed the activities of the EU Project "Support to Justice Sector Reform in Ukraine", which began its work in accordance with the agreement signed in December 2011 between the Government of Ukraine and the European Union.
 Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Stanislav Shevchuk attended the Constitutional Court and the Court of Cassation of the Republic of Italy 21.07.2014
From 9 to 12 July 2014 judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine for International Relations Stanislav Shevchuk took part in a visit to the Court of Cassation of the Republic of Italy in the delegation of the Supreme Court of Ukraine. The purpose of the visit was to study the approaches, techniques and methods of the Court of Cassation of the Republic of Italy to ensure the stability and unity of judicial practice within the justice system and its role in the process of the Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Italy. Special attention was paid to solving issues of jurisdictional conflicts and cooperation between different jurisdictions within national judicial system.

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