THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF UKRAINE is the sole body of constitutional jurisdiction in Ukraine.

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 THE 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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