ArmInfo. Parliament Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan said that if the president does not sign the law on amendments and additions to the law "On the Constitutional Court", he will sign it himself.
According to Mirzoyan, he has already discussed this issue with the President. , the Speaker emphasized.
Mirzoyan also stressed that if the President decides to appeal to the Constitutional Court about this law, then he must do it within 21 days.
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It should be noted that on June 30, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian informed the Speaker of the Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan in writing that he did not intend to sign the law on amendments and additions to the law "On the Constitutional Court". To recall, on June 22, the Armenian parliament in the second and final reading adopted the draft amendments to the Armenian Constitution through the constitutional law.
According to the document, the powers of the judges of the Constitutional Court, who were in positions over 12 years must be terminated. Judge Alvina Gyulumyan, Felix Tokhyan and Hrant Nazaryan, will retireand Hrayr Tovmasyan ceases to be the head of the Constitutional Court. The bill also provides for the procedure for nominating candidates for the position of judges of the Constitutional Court. Government will be the first to present its candidates, followed by the president, and finally, the General Assembly of Judges.