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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".

 


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 Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin met with OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine 23.10.2014
On October 20, 2014 Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin met with the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine Vaidotas Verba. During the meeting, participants exchanged views on some current issues regarding future co-operation, in particular they agreed on the need to simplify the frames of interaction to achieve more efficient and fast results. "The time for decisive action has come, and everything we do must be focused on results", said the OSCE Co-ordinator.
 Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Stanislav Shevchuk met with Canadian Election Observation Mission representatives 10.10.2014
On October 8, 2014 judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine on International Relations Stanislav Shevchuk met with the legal analyst of the Canadian Election Observation Mission (CANEOM) Anne-Marie DeLorey. Having analysed the elections in Ukraine in the previous years, the political, social and economic situation in the country and the importance of coordinating efforts to conduct fair and transparent elections, CANEOM representative prepared a number of questions for the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.
 Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin took part in the 3rd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice 08.10.2014
Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Yurii Baulin took part in the 3rd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice "Constitutional Justice and Social Integration", held in Seoulб, Republic of Korea on 28 September - 1 October 2014. During the opening ceremony of the 3rd Congress President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea Park Han-Chul noted that it was the topmost forum of the constitutional justice in the world which promotes strengthening of the highest constitutional values. The ceremony was attended by the presidents and judges of the bodies of constitutional jurisdiction from almost 100 countries of the world, representatives of the UNO, Council of Europe, African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Criminal Court, Central American Court of Justice and numerous international human rights organisations.

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