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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of August 30, 1995 No. 103-I

About the Constitutional court of the Republic of Uzbekistan

(as amended on 14-05-2014)

I. General provisions

Article 1. Constitutional court of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The constitutional court of the Republic of Uzbekistan is judicial body on hearing of cases about constitutionality of acts of legislative and executive power.

Constitutional court:

determines compliance of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan of the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan and resolutions of chambers of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, presidential decrees of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the orders of the Government and local authorities of the government, interstate contractual and other commitments of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

draws the conclusion about compliance of the Constitution of the Republic of Karakalpakstan of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the laws of the Republic of Karakalpakstan - to the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

gives interpretation of regulations of the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

considers another matters carried to its competence by the Constitution and to the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The constitutional court resolves cases and draws the conclusions, being guided exclusively by the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 2. Election of the Constitutional court

The constitutional court is chosen on representation of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan by the Senate of the Oliy Majlis as a part of the Chairman, the vice-chairman and five members of the Constitutional court, including the judge from the Republic of Karakalpakstan.

Each judge of the Constitutional court is elected in individual procedure. Person who received majority of votes from total number of members of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis is considered the electee.

The constitutional court has the right to start the activities on condition of election at least four people from structure of court.

In case of disposal of the judge from structure of the Constitutional court the Senate of the Oliy Majlis elects other person according to the procedure, established by this Article.

Article 3. Term of office of the Constitutional court

According to article 107 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan the Constitutional court is chosen for a period of five years.

The constitutional court is permanent body.

Meetings of the Constitutional court are held as required.

Article 4. Basic principles of activities of the Constitutional court

The basic principles of activities of the Constitutional court are the commitment of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, independence, collective nature, publicity and equal rights of judges.

Article 5. Independence of the Constitutional court

The constitutional court and its judges in the activities are independent and only Constitutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan submit.

Judges of the Constitutional court, making decisions, express the legal line item, free from reasons of practical feasibility, political tendencies and other foreign impacts.

Intervention in activities of the Constitutional court is not allowed and involves responsibility according to the law.

Article 6. Collective nature

Hearing of cases and decision making is made in the Constitutional court jointly as a part of at least four judges.

Article 7. Publicity

The meeting of the Constitutional court is, as a rule, held openly.

Article 8. Equal rights of judges of the Constitutional court

By consideration of questions the Constitutional court and during the vote on cases in point the Chairman, the vice-chairman and members of the Constitutional court as judges, have the equal rights.

Article 9. Obligation of decisions and requirements of the Constitutional court

Solutions of the Constitutional court are obligatory for all state governing bodies, and also the companies, organizations, the organizations and public associations, officials and citizens.

Requirements of the Constitutional court about submission of regulations, documents and their copies, about giving explanations and consultations for the questions considered by it are obligatory for all bodies to which they are addressed.

Article 10. Legislative initiative of the Constitutional court

According to article 83 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan the Constitutional court has power to initiate legislation. This right is exercised by the Constitutional court by means of entering of the bill into Legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 11. Procedure for activities of the Constitutional court

The procedure for activities of the Constitutional court is determined by its Regulations.

II. Status of judges of the Constitutional court

Article 12. Requirements to the candidate for judgeship of the Constitutional court. Qualification classes of judges of the Constitutional court

The judge of the Constitutional court the citizen of the Republic of Uzbekistan not younger thirty years from among specialists in the field of policy and the right, having high moral qualities and necessary qualification can be elected.

To judges of the Constitutional court the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan appropriates the Highest or First qualification classes.

Article 13. Oath of the judge of the Constitutional court

Person for the first time elected the judge of the Constitutional court takes the oath of the following content:

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