Parliament Speaker made a statement on nomination of CC judge`s  candidate

ArmInfo.Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan made a statement on the nomination of a candidate for the position of a judge of the Constitutional Court,  the press service of the government reports. The statement,...

Parliament Speaker made a statement on nomination of CC judge`s  candidate
ArmInfo.Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan made a statement on the nomination of a candidate for the position of a judge of the Constitutional Court,  the press service of the government reports. The statement, in particular, notes: "Being led by Article 166.1 and  Article 213.3 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia the  Government of the Republic of Armenia nominated for the post of the  judge of the Constitutional Court Edgar Shatiryan's candidacy". To note, earlier the government nominated Vahram Avetisyan for the  position of judge of the Constitutional Court, however, the latter  withdrew his candidacy after meeting with the MPs. To recall, Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan signed  the law on amendments to the law "On the Constitutional Court", which  was adopted on June 30. In accordance with them, the powers of all  judges of the Constitutional Court are limited to 12 years. After the  adoption of the amendments, three judges who had worked for over 12  years were dismissed from their posts: Alvina Gyulumyan, Hrant  Nazaryan and Felix Tokhyan. Head of the court, Hrayr Tovmasyan, has  become an ordinary judge. New judges will now be elected instead. One  candidate is proposed by the government, the second - by the  president, the third - by the General Assembly of Judges. At the  general meeting of judges, the chairman of the RA Court of Cassation  Yervand Khundkaryan was elected as a candidate for the Constitutional  Court judge. Artur Vagharshyan, nominated by the President, is a  Doctor of Law, Professor.