Press release

Press release

29 March 2017

During the Session held on 28 March 2017 the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo deliberated and voted in the Case KO 01/17, “Constitutional review of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No. 04/L -261 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army”, concerning the referral submitted by Aida Dërguti and 23 other Deputies of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo.

The Constitutional Court as the final authority for the interpretation of the Constitution unanimously decided:

I.    TO DECLARE the Referral admissible;

II.    TO DECLARE that Article 3 (2) of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which added paragraphs 5 and 6 to Article 16 of the to the Law No 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, is not compatible with Article 24 of the Constitution in conjunction with Article 46 of the Constitution;

III.    TO DECLARE that Article 4 of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which added Article 16A, paragraphs 1, subparagraphs 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 to the Law No on 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, is compatible with the Constitution;

IV.    TO DECLARE that Article 5 of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, which deleted Article 18 of the Law No on 04/L-241 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army, is compatible with the Constitution;

The full text of the Judgment shall be notified to the Parties and shall be published in the Official Gazette in due time.

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    Constitutional review of the Articles 55 (paragraphs 4 and 5), 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68 of Law No. 05/L-087 on Minor Offences

    11.04.2017
  • KO 01/17

    Constitutional review of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No. 04/L-261 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army

    04.04.2017
  • KI 110/16

    Constitutional review of Decision Rev. no. 155/2016 of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kosovo, of 14 June 2016

    03.04.2017
  • KI 31/17

    Constitutional review of Decision CLM No. 10/2016 of the Supreme Court of Kosovo, of 24 August 2016

    28.03.2017
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