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The Constitutional Court of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Конституційний Суд України) is the only body of constitutional jurisdiction in Ukraine. The main task of the Court is to guarantee the supremacy of the Constitution of Ukraine as the fundamental law of the land. Verkhovna Rada. ... Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ... Cabinet of Ministers The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is the highest body in the system of bodies of executive power in Ukraine. ... Alliance of National Unity is the name of the governing coalition of the Party of Regions, the Communist Party and the Socialist Party in Ukraine after the Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2006. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine is appointed by the President and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament). ... Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) (born on July 9, 1950 in Yenakiieve, Donetsk Oblast) is the Prime Minister of Ukraine. ... The judicial system of Ukraine consists of four levels, as follows: Local courts of general jurisdiction (combining criminal and civil jurisdiction) consisting of: district, urban district and town courts; regional courts; city courts in Kiev and Sevastopol; administrative local courts. ... The Supreme Court of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, Верховний Суд України) is the highest judicial body in the system of courts of general jurisdiction in Ukraine. ... The Prosecutor General of Ukraine (also Attorney General of Ukraine, Ukrainian: ) heads the system of official prosecution in courts known as the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine (Генеральна прокуратура України). The Office of the Prosecutor General is entrusted with: prosecution in court on behalf of the State; representation of the interests... Political parties in Ukraine lists political parties in Ukraine. ... Elections in Ukraine gives information on election and election results in Ukraine. ... Referenda in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Constitution, are one of the lawful forms of expression of peoples will. ... The presidential election held in November and December 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. ... The Ukrainian presidential election, 1999 was a presidential election held in 1999 in Ukraine. ... The Ukrainian presidential election, 1994 was a presidential election held in 1994 in Ukraine. ... The Ukrainian presidential election, 1991 was the first presidential election held in Ukraine. ... On April 2, 2007, Viktor Yushchenko, the President of Ukraine dissolved parliament and signed the presidential decree ordering early parliamentary elections in Ukraine to be held on 27 May 2007. ... Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: leading party or bloc Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: 2nd best result The Ukrainian parliamentary election took place on March 26, 2006. ... Ukrainian parliamentary election of 2002 took place on March 31. ... The second Ukrainian parliamentary election after the collapse of Soviet Union took place on 29 March 1998. ... The first parliamentary election in independent Ukraine took place in 1994. ... 2000 Ukrainian national referendum (Ukrainian: ) held on April 16, 2000 on the issue of reformation the governing system of Ukraine was formally initiated by President Kuchma and organized by the Central Election Commission on the mass public initiative represented by activist groups across the country. ... The Referendum took place in Ukraine on December 1, 1991. ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | Ukrainian government | Elections in Ukraine ... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ... // Western relations Ukraine considers Euro-Atlantic integration its primary foreign policy objective, but in practice balances its relationship with Europe and the United States with strong ties to Russia. ... In 2004, the president of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko, said that Membership of Ukraine in the European Union is a strategic goal of his foreign policy. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... June 28, 1996. ...


The Court initiated its activity on October 18, 1996. The first Court ruling was made on May 13, 1997. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Mission and authority

The Court:

  • on the appeal of the President, no less than 45 members of the parliament, the Supreme Court of Ukraine, the Ombudsman, or the Crimean parliament, assesses the constitutionality of:
  • officially interprets the Constitution and laws of Ukraine
  • on the appeal of the President or the Cabinet, provides opinions on the conformity with the Constitution of international treaties
  • on the appeal of the parliament, provides an opinion on the observance of the procedure of impeachment of the President
  • provides an opinion on the compliance of a bill on introducing amendments to the Constitution with the restrictions imposed by the Constitution.

The Court's rulings are mandatory for execution in Ukraine, are final and cannot be appealed. Laws and other legal acts, or their separate provisions, that are deemed unconstitutional, lose legal force. Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... Verkhovna Rada. ... The Supreme Court of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, Верховний Суд України) is the highest judicial body in the system of courts of general jurisdiction in Ukraine. ... An ombudsman (English plural: ombudsmans or ombudsmen) is an official, usually (but not always) appointed by the government or by parliament, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints reported by individual citizens. ... The Verkhovna Rada of Crimea (Ukrainian: ; English: ) is the official name of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraines parliament. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... Cabinet of Ministers The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is the highest body in the system of bodies of executive power in Ukraine. ...


Structure

The Court is composed of 18 judges, appointed in equal shares by the President, the parliament, and the Congress of Judges.


A judge must be a citizen of Ukraine and must have:

  • attained the age of 40
  • a higher legal education and professional experience of no less than 10 years
  • resided in Ukraine for the last 20 years
  • command of the state language

Judges are appointed for 9 years without the right of reappointment. The President and parliament are required to fill a vacant position within one month and the Congress of judges has 3 months to do so.


The Chairman of the Court is elected by secret ballot for one 3-year term from the Court ranks. The current Chairman, Valeriy Pshenychnyy, was chosen on May 17, 2007 after the previous chairman, Ivan Dombrovskyy, resigned. Valeriy Hryhorovych Pshenychnyy (Ukrainian: ; born 1951 in Tavriiske, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) was a Presidents quota-appointed Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine from February 4, 2003 to May 16, 2007 and its Chairman since May 17, 2007. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (138th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Ivan Dombrovskyy (Ukrainian: ; born March 7, 1947 in Odessa Oblast) is Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine since August 4, 2006 and its Chairman since September 19, 2006. ...


List of judges

Constitutional Court in Kiev
  • President's quota:
    • Volodymyr Kampo (Володимир Михайлович Кампо) since August 4, 2006
    • Dmytro Lylak (Дмитро Дмитрович Лилак) since August 4, 2006
    • Viktor Shyshkin (Віктор Іванович Шишкін) since August 4, 2006
    • Valeriy Pshenychnyy (Валерій Григорович Пшеничний) since January 2003; fired on April 30, 2007; returned by temporary restraining order (court's order)[1] and then fired again.[2]
    • Syuzanna Stanik (Сюзанна Романівна Станік) since March 25, 2004; fired and later returned by temporary restraining order[1] and then fired again.[2]
  • Parliament's quota:
    • Pavlo Tkachuk (Павло Миколайович Ткачук) since July, 2002
    • Anatoliy Holovin (Анатолій Сергійович Головін) since August 4, 2006
    • Mykhaylo Kolos (Михайло Іванович Колос) since August 4, 2006
    • Mariya Markush (Марія Андріївна Маркуш) since August 4, 2006
    • Vyacheslav Ovcharenko (В’ячеслав Андрійович Овчаренко) since August 4, 2006
    • Petro Stetsyuk (Петро Богданович Стецюк) since August 4, 2006
  • Congress of judges' quota:
    • Vasyl Bryntsev (Василь Дмитрович Бринцев) since August 4, 2006
    • Vyacheslav Dzhun' (В’ячеслав Васильович Джунь) since August 4, 2006
    • Anatoliy Didkivskyy (Анатолій Олександрович Дідківський) since August 4, 2006
    • Ivan Dombrovskyy (Іван Петрович Домбровський) since August 4, 2006; resigned May 17, 2007
    • Yaroslava Machuzhak (Ярослава Василівна Мачужак) since August 4, 2006
    • Andriy Stryzhak (Андрій Андрійович Стрижак) since August 4, 2006

Image File history File linksMetadata Constitutional_Court_of_Ukraine. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Constitutional_Court_of_Ukraine. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587. ... Valeriy Hryhorovych Pshenychnyy (Ukrainian: ; born 1951 in Tavriiske, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) was a Presidents quota-appointed Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine from February 4, 2003 to May 16, 2007 and its Chairman since May 17, 2007. ... Look up Injunction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Injunction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Ivan Dombrovskyy (Ukrainian: ; born March 7, 1947 in Odessa Oblast) is Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine since August 4, 2006 and its Chairman since September 19, 2006. ...

Famous and notorious rulings

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Court Contacts

Citizens of Ukraine, noncitizens, people without citizenship, and legal entities can only ask the Court for interpretation of the Constitution and laws of Ukraine. A written request can be submitted in person or by mail. Court's address is 01033, Ukraine, Kiev, vyl. Zhylyanska, 14. Contact phone is (+380-44)238-1317.


See also

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The West Ukrainian National Republic (Ukrainian: ) was a short-lived republic that existed in late 1918 and early 1919 in eastern Galicia, Bukovina and Transcarpathia and included the cities of Lviv, Kolomyya, and Stanislav. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... History of Ukraine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Politics of Ukraine takes place in a framework of a semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Ukraine is the head of government but shares a lot of these responsibilites with the President of Ukraine, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... Political parties in Ukraine lists political parties in Ukraine. ... Elections in Ukraine gives information on election and election results in Ukraine. ... Referendums in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Constitution, is one of the lawful form of expression of peoples will. ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | Ukrainian government | Elections in Ukraine ... Verkhovna Rada. ... Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... Cabinet of Ministers The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is the highest body in the system of bodies of executive power in Ukraine. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine is appointed by the President and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament). ... // Western relations Ukraine considers Euro-Atlantic integration its primary foreign policy objective, but in practice balances its relationship with Europe and the United States with strong ties to Russia. ... 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References

  1. ^ a b "Stanik and Pshenychnyy returned to CC", Korrespondent, 2007-05-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Stanik and Pshenychnyy again became ex-judges of Constitutional Court", Korrespondent. 

Korrespondent (Russian: ; literally: Correspondent) is one of Ukraines main newpapers published weekly in Russian, Ukrainian, and English in both print and online. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (138th in leap years). ... Korrespondent (Russian: ; literally: Correspondent) is one of Ukraines main newpapers published weekly in Russian, Ukrainian, and English in both print and online. ...

External links

  • (Ukrainian) Official web-site of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
  • (Ukrainian) Law of Ukraine "On the Constitutional Court of Ukraine" No. 422/96-ВР, dated October 16, 1996, promulgated October 22, 1996

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