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LAW OF UKRAINE

of July 13, 2017 No. 2136-VIII

About the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

This Law is determined by procedure for the organization and activities of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, the status of judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, the basis and procedure for the address to him, the procedure of consideration by it of cases and accomplishment of its decisions.

Section I Constitutional Court of Ukraine

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. Status of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

1. The constitutional court of Ukraine (further - the Constitutional Court or Court) is body of the constitutional jurisdiction which provides rule of the Constitution of Ukraine, resolves issue of compliance of the Constitution of Ukraine of the laws of Ukraine and in the cases of other acts provided by the Constitution of Ukraine, performs official interpretation of the Constitution of Ukraine, and also other powers according to the Constitution of Ukraine.

Article 2. Principles of activities of Court

1. The constitutional court performs the activities on the principles of supremacy of law, independence, collective nature, publicity, openness, complete and comprehensive hearing of cases, justification and obligation of the decisions and the conclusions made by it.

Article 3. Normative basis of activities of Court

1. The court is effective according to the powers determined by the Constitution of Ukraine.

The procedure for the organization and activities of Court, procedure for the constitutional production, the procedure of hearing of cases and execution of decisions and the conclusions are established by this Law.

2. By it establishes the organization of internal work of Court and the corresponding rules of procedure of consideration of cases according to this Law Regulations of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (further - Regulations).

3. The court adopts other acts regulating the organization of its work according to this Law and the Regulations.

Article 4. Location of the Constitutional Court

1. The constitutional court is in the city of Kiev.

Article 5. Attributes of the courtroom

1. The integral attributes of the Courtroom are the State Emblem of Ukraine and National Flag of Ukraine.

Article 6. Openness of activities of Court

1. Hearing of cases at the plenary sessions of Big chamber of the Constitutional Court (further - Big chamber), the Senate of the Constitutional Court (further - the Senate) is performed openly, the part of these meetings except for closed when the decision is made, the conclusion is provided, determination of Court is taken out.

The closed plenary meeting is allowed if consideration of the case at open plenary meeting can lead to disclosure of the state secret and (or) other information protected by the law.

2. Persons who showed willingness to be present at open part of plenary session of Big chamber, the Senate are allowed in court house and to the Courtroom according to the procedure, established by Regulations.

3. The representatives of mass media accredited in Court can perform video and photofixing, to conduct audio recording of open part of plenary session of Big chamber, Senate according to the procedure, established by Regulations.

Chapter 2. Powers of the Constitutional Court

Article 7. Powers of Court

1. Treats powers of Court:

1) solution of questions of compliance of the Constitution of Ukraine (constitutionality) of the laws of Ukraine and other legal acts of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine, acts of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, legal acts of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea;

2) official interpretation of the Constitution of Ukraine;

3) provision according to the address of the President of Ukraine or at least forty five People's Deputies of Ukraine or the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of the conclusions about compliance of the Constitution of Ukraine of the existing international treaties of Ukraine or those international treaties which are introduced in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for provision of consent to their obligation;

4) provision according to the address of the President of Ukraine or at least forty five People's Deputies of Ukraine of the conclusions about compliance of the Constitution of Ukraine (constitutionality) of the questions offered for removal at All-Ukrainian referendum on popular initiative;

5) provision according to the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the conclusions concerning observance of constitutional process of investigation and consideration of the case about elimination of the President of Ukraine from post according to the procedure of impeachment in the limits determined by articles 111 and 151 of the Constitution of Ukraine;

6) provision according to the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the conclusions concerning compliance of the bill of introduction of amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine to requirements of articles 157 and 158 of the Constitution of Ukraine;

7) provision according to the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the conclusions about violation by the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea of the Constitution of Ukraine or the laws of Ukraine;

8) the solution of questions of compliance of the Constitution of Ukraine and to the laws of Ukraine of regulatory legal acts of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea according to the address of the President of Ukraine according to part two of article 137 of the Constitution of Ukraine;

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