the constitutional court declared the amendments to the Constitution corresponding to the Constitution of the country
Moscow-Live.ru / Tikhonov Mikhail Conclusion of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation about check of the law on amendments to the Constitution finally
Russia’s constitutional court recognized constitutional amendments relevant to the fundamental law of the country, the message on the website of the court, reports TASS.
“the constitutional Court of the Russian Federation adopted a Conclusion on compliance with the provisions of chapters 1, 2 and 9 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation pending its entry into force the provisions of the Law of the Russian Federation on the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation ‘About perfection of regulation of certain issues of organization and functioning of public authorities’, as well as about compliance of the Constitution of the Russian Federation of the procedure for the entry into force of article 1 of this Law in connection with the request of the President of the Russian Federation”, – stated in the message.
“Not yet entered into force provisions of the law of the Russian Federation on the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation “On improving the regulation of certain issues of organization and functioning of public the authorities” comply with the provisions of chapters 1, 2 and 9 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation”, – stated in the conclusion.
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constitutional court of the Russian Federation, commending the amendment on the number of terms for presidents of the Russian Federation, stressed that it does not violate the text of the Basic law and issued in 1998 a decision on a similar issue.In the text of the opinion of the constitutional court indicated that the decision on limiting the number of terms of office of the President due to the balance of constitutional values. The principle of democratic rule of law assumes, although or predetermined limits; and the principle of democracy – the possibility of election by the people in free elections the right head of state. Balance looking for the constitutional legislator, including taking into account the specific historical factors, including risks and challenges, said the constitutional court.
the constitutional court emphasized that since changes in the Constitution must be sustained, the Russians, the opportunity to hold the office of President more than two terms in a row will occur only with the support of the people. This gives the additional decision of the constitutional legitimacy. And in any case the head of state in the election for a new term will have to obtain the support of the citizens in competitive elections.
the conclusion of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation about check of the law on amendments to the Constitution completely. It is not subject to appeal and takes effect immediately, said the court.
March 14, 2020, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on the amendment of the Constitution. The document States that changes to the Constitution, are considered approved, if they support more than half of voters. Before that, they were sent for assessment to the constitutional court.
it was Assumed that zconclusion of amending the constitutional court judges will stand for seven days. In a press-service of the court reported that the process of adjudication will not be public, because it does not involve parties that require openness and competitiveness.
the constitutional court started the consideration of amendments and to convene an emergency meeting despite the holiday. According to the regulations of the COP decisions made in closed meetings in order “written production”, not publicly disclosed, but only published on the court’s website.
According to the BBC, the meeting is not involved, the judge Konstantin aranovsky, who in a dissenting opinion in one of the solutions called the Soviet Union illegally created state and said that Russia should not be considered the successor of the “repressive and terrorist acts” of the Soviet regime. 12 March, the Chairman of the COP Valery Zorkin said that aranovsky is on sick leave.
still in the same emergency mode, the constitutional court has only considered the request of the President on approval of the Treaty of accession of the Crimea. The agreement was signed in the Kremlin on 18 March 2014, received on the same day in KC late in the evening and the next morning promptly and was unanimously approved by the COP.
In emergency mode, the amendments to the Constitution adopted by the Federal and regional parliaments. On 11 March, the state Duma and the Federation Council approved amendments within a few hours, and the parliaments of all 85 regions of Russia supported them for a record two days, although the law “On the procedure of adoption and entry into force of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation” provides for the discussion of the year.
The protest turned out to vote in the Moscow city Duma. The Deputy from “Apple” Daria Besedina proposed amendments absurd and ironic character, for example, to bestow on Putin the title of “his Excellency President for Life,” to indicate that the family is “the Union of men, women and Vladimir Putin,” Putin – “Lord of all the beasts on earth and fishes in the sea” and that “there is no money, but nnecessity to stay”. In the end, 11 of the Moscow city Duma deputies voted against the amendments to the Constitution – this is a record number and percentage of members of regional parliaments.