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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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 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.
 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.

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