- The Constitutional Court
The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo received on Tuesday, 24 March 2020, at 12:03 hrs, a referral submitted by the President of the Republic of Kosovo, His Excellency, Mr. Hashim Thaçi, with a subject of review “assessment of the issue of compatibility of Decision No. 01/15 of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo of 23.03.2020 with the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo, regarding the restriction of the fundamental rights and freedoms protected by the Constitution”.
In addition, in the Referral, the President of the Republic of Kosovo requested the Court to “impose interim measure on the issue raised until the final decision”, which would suspend the implementation of the abovementioned Decision of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo.
For the purpose of urgent and comprehensive review of the Referral, the Court has requested all interested parties in this case:
a.) To submit comments regarding the request for imposition of interim measure to the official email of the Constitutional Court today, on 24 March 2020, by 22:00hrs;
b.) To submit comments on the referral in general, to the Court within three (3) days from the moment of receipt of the notification about the registration of the referral.
The notification about registration of the referral submitted by the President of the Republic of Kosovo and the submission of comments have already been sent to: the Office of the Prime Minister of Kosovo; the President of the Assembly of Kosovo, with the specific request that the copy of the referral be sent to all members of the Assembly; and the Ombudsperson.
Taking into account the current situation in which our country is, the Constitutional Court is committed to addressing this case with urgency and high priority in accordance with its constitutional responsibilities and function.