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February 24, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE AMBASSADOR OF GEORGIA

On 24 February 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Republic of Armenia Giorgi Saganelidze.

Welcoming the guests, Arman Dilanyan referred to the long-term cooperation between the Constitutional Courts of Armenia and Georgia, and expressed readiness to develop working relations with Georgian counterparts in the field of constitutional justice and the rule of law.

In his turn, Ambassador Saganelidze thanked for the meeting, noting that the centuries-old Armenian-Georgian friendship provides fertile ground for further strengthening and deepening of legal ties between the constitutional courts of the two countries.

Press Secretary

 

February 22, 2021

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF CLAUSE 2 OF PART 3 OF ARTICLE 416 OF THE RA TAX CODE WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF THE RA ADMINISTRATIVE COURT

 

February 15, 2021

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF CLAUSE “D” OF ARTICLE 21 OF THE FAMILY CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF IOANNA CHAKHMAKHCHYAN

 

February 10, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE AMBASSADOR OF GERMANY TO ARMENIA

On 10 February 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Armenia Michael Johannes Banzhaf.

During the meeting, Arman Dilanyan highlighted the support of the German Government for the reforms in the judicial sphere, strengthening of the rule of law and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Ambassador Banzhaf thanked for the warm reception noting that the Armenian-German legal relations have always developed in the framework of mutual interest, as well as adding that the existing effective cooperation and friendly relations between the Constitutional Courts of Armenia and Germany are the best evidence of that.

The interlocutors also exchanged views on the priorities of the German presidency in the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the implementation of joint programs in the field of rule of law.

Press Secretary

 

February 5, 2021

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF THE PROVISION “(…) OR TO AN ADULT CO-HABITING WITH HIM OR HER AT THE ADDRESSEE’S NOTIFICATION (RECORD-REGISTRATION) ADDRESS OR TO AN ADULT WORKING WITH HIM OR HER AT THAT ADDRESS” PRESCRIBED IN PART 2 OF ARTICLE 95 OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF VAHAN KHACHATRYAN

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF PARTS 1 AND 4 OF ARTICLE 119 AND PART 1 OF ARTICLE 391 OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF SATENIK KHACHATRYAN, RAFAEL KHACHATRYAN AND LILIT TARVERDYAN

 

February 3, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE CZECH AMBASSADOR TO ARMENIA

On 3 February 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia Bedřich Kopecký.

Welcoming the guests, Arman Dilanyan highlighted the traditionally warm relations between the Constitutional Courts of the Republic of Armenia and the Czech Republic, and expressed willingness to enhance those relations.

During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed a number of issues related to the expansion of cooperation in mutually beneficial directions, as well as exchanged views on the implementation of joint programs in the field of constitutional justice.

Press Secretary

 

February 3, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

On 3 February 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Armenia Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė.

At the beginning of the meeting, Arman Dilanyan highlighted the great experience of the Republic of Lithuania gained over the recent decades in the field of constitutional justice, democratic reforms and the rule of law, as well as added that the Constitutional Court is interested in studying and exchanging that experience.

Expressing gratitude for the warm reception, Ambassador Stanytė-Toločkienė expressed willingness on behalf of the Lithuanian Government and the Embassy of Lithuania in Armenia to support the reforms in the field of constitutional justice in the Republic of Armenia, as well as emphasized her willingness to contribute to the further development of relations between the Constitutional Courts of the two countries in bilateral and multilateral dimensions.

Press Secretary

 

February 1, 2021

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF PART 3 OF ARTICLE 5, PART 2 OF ARTICLE 10, PART 1 OF ARTICLE 388, CLAUSE 3 OF PART 1 OF ARTICLE 396, PART 1 OF ARTICLE 415 AND PART 2 OF ARTICLE 423 OF THE RA CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF “RAMSES” LLC

 

February 1, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE AMBASSADOR OF GREECE

On 1 February 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Republic of Armenia Evangelos Tournakis.

At the beginning of the meeting, Arman Dilanyan noted that the Constitutional Court attaches importance both to the bilateral cooperation with the Council of State of Greece and the further expansion of cooperation within the framework of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.

During the meeting, the possible directions of development of cooperation between the two friendly countries in the field of constitutional justice and the rule of law were addressed.

Press Secretary

 

January 29, 2021

The Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

ON THE CASE OF CONFORMITY OF PART 5 OF ARTICLE 49 OF THE CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA AND CLAUSE C OF PART 1 OF ARTICLE 19 OF LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ON BANKRUPCY WITH THE CONSTITUTION ON THE BASIS OF THE APPLICATION OF "ARZNI GROUP" LLC

 

January 26, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED CHARGÉ D'AFFAIRES OF THE UAE IN ARMENIA

On 25 January 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Chargé d'Affaires of the United Arab Emirates in the Republic of Armenia Ahlam Al Salami.

Welcoming the guests, President of the Constitutional Court highlighted the further strengthening of the Armenian - UAE legal relations and the enhancement of contacts between the high courts of the two countries, adding that the recent intensification of bilateral relations indicates the great potential and dynamics of the development of Armenia-UAE legal cooperation.

In his response, Chargé d'Affaires of the UAE Ahlam Al Salami thanked the President Arman Dilanyan for the meeting and the warm welcome.

The interlocutors believe that after the successful overcoming of the Coronavirus pandemic, the cooperation between the high courts of the two countries will imbue new energy, which will be also reflected in high-level reciprocal visits.

Press Secretary

 

January 26, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED THE AMBASSADOR OF POLAND IN ARMENIA

On 25 January 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland in the Republic of Armenia H.E. Paweł Cieplak.

During the meeting, Arman Dilanyan highlighted the durable partnership of the Constitutional Court with the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland and noted the willingness of the Armenian party to discuss the further steps in this regard.

Ambassador Cieplak, in turn, referred to the further enhancement of relations between the high courts of the two countries, and reiterated the interest of the Polish side in the elaboration of bilateral working relationship.

During the meeting, the interlocutors also discussed the possibilities of cooperation related to the development of the constitutional theory and other spheres.

Press Secretary

 

January 20, 2021

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT SUMMARIZED THE SUPPLEMENTARY PAYMENTS FOR 2020

In the first semester of 2020 (for the months of January to June), the supplementary payments for the judges of the Constitutional Court totally amounted to 8.4 million AMD.

In the second semester of 2020 (for the months of July to August), the supplementary payments for the judges of the Constitutional Court totally amounted to 5 million AMD. Whereas, judges and the President of the Constitutional Court did not receive any supplementary payments for September, October, November and December of 2020.

When it comes to the Staff and the Chief of the Staff of the Constitutional Court, in the first semester of 2020, about 43.2 million AMD of the supplementary payments was amounted; in the second half of 2020, 49.2 million AMD was amounted, out of which about 42.6 million AMD was allocated for the months of July, August and September; for the time period of October to December, 6.5 million AMD was allocated, out of which 4.4 million AMD was allocated to the supplementary payments of the Staff (in the amount of 30% of their one month’s salaries) for the calendar month November. 331.3 thousand AMD was allocated to one employee in October, 337.6 thousand AMD to another employee in November, and in December 1.4 million AMD was allocated to seven employees as an individual supplementary payment in the amount of 50 to 100% of their one month’s salary.

Furthermore, in December 2020, the employees and the Chief of the Staff of the Constitutional Court also received a supplementary payment accumulated from the annual salary savings (the so-called 13th salary) in the total amount of 23.5 million AMD. The judges and the President of the Constitutional Court did not receive any supplementary payments from the annual salary savings. The Constitutional Court saved more than 106 million AMD from the allocated funds provided for by the state budget, out of which 64.5 million AMD was generated from the means provided, yet not used, salaries and bonus funds of the Constitutional Court. The total amount of annual savings of the Constitutional Court was directed to the Reserve Fund of the Government of the Republic of Armenia.

For your information, 721.2 million AMD was allocated to the Constitutional Court under the budget of 2020, out of which 491.4 million AMD was envisaged for the salaries, and 140.4 million AMD was provided for the supplementary payments.

Press Secretary

 

January 18, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ARMAN DILANYAN HELD A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

On 18 January 2021, Arman Dilanyan and Valery Zorkin, Presidents of the Constitutional Courts of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation held a telephone conversation.

The Presidents exchanged views on the ways of developing the cooperation in bilateral and multilateral dimensions. Both parties highlighted the further strengthening of the official relations between the Constitutional Courts of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation, amongst others, in the format of bilateral official visits under favorable epidemiological conditions of Covid-19.

Press Secretary

 

January 15, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT HOSTED DEPUTY HEAD OF THE OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE IN YEREVAN MAXIME LONGANGUE

On 14 January 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted Deputy Head of the Office of the Council of Europe in Yerevan Maxime Longangue and Project Manager of CoE in Yerevan in the sphere of judiciary Tamara Barbakadze.

At the beginning of the meeting, Arman Dilanyan appreciated the role of the Council of Europe in the implementation of rule of law, fundamental human rights and freedoms, as well as judicial reforms in Armenia, emphasizing that the Council of Europe is one of the key international partners of Armenia.

Maxime Longangue, in his turn, emphasized the cooperation of the Office of Council of Europe in Yerevan with public administration bodies and on behalf of CoE expressed readiness of the Council of Europe to intensify the cooperation with the Constitutional Court in the projects of mutual interest.

The interlocutors referred to the long-term cooperation between the Constitutional Court and the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and underlined the need for the further strengthening of cooperation.

Press Secretary

 

January 15, 2021

PRESIDENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT MET WITH THE AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES TO ARMENIA

On 14 January 2021, President of the Constitutional Court Arman Dilanyan hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Armenia Lynn Tracy.

During the meeting the interlocutors exchanged views on the issues related to the agenda of Armenian-American cooperation in the spheres of protection of rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms. Arman Dilanyan underlined the interest of the Constitutional Court in enhancement of bilateral cooperation with the Supreme Court of the United States of America and expressed hope that the ambassador’s visit will contribute to it.

Lynn Tracey thanked for the warm reception and congratulated Arman Dilanyan on assumption of the office of the President of the Constitutional Court and reaffirmed the US continuous support to the democratic reform agenda in Armenia.

Press Secretary

 

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