Constitution of Turkey

Parliament to vote on Nov. 25 on constitutional revision

The Parliament's Constitutional Revision Committee completed its work on Friday and lawmakers will vote on the proposed revisions of articles and sections of the Constitution on November 25.
The final vote on the articles under revision will be preceded by a five-day debate in the plenary (November 18-22).

Liberals to work out criminal law amendment bill banning amnesty, pardon for corruption offenses

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the Constitutional Court's ruling on the fundamental law revision draft is "strange" and announced that the Liberals will draft a bill to amend criminal law so as to ban amnesty and pardon for corruption offenses.

Citizenship initiative 'No Convicts in Public Office' mandatorily amends the Constitution (USR's Barna)

Chairman of Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna told on Thursday a press conference in Pitesti that the citizens' initiative 'No Convicts in Public Office' will necessarily lead to the amendment of the Constitution. "This citizens' initiative, supported by USR with all its energy, mandatorily amends the Constitution.

Article 3 of Greek Constitution not subject to revision by next Parliament

Article 3 of the Greek Constitution, regarding relations between church and state, will not be subject to revision by the next Parliament, following a vote by lawmakers earlier Thursday.

MPs were on Thursday voting on which articles of the Constitution will be revised by the House that will be sworn in after this year's elections.

Government adopts proposal to amend Constitution

In order to improve the organization of judicial authorities and the positions of public prosecutors, the government proposed amendments to the provision of Article 4 of the Constitution, Articles 142-165, and consequently, the provisions of Article 99 of the Constitution (competence of the National Assembly), Article 105 (decision-making of the National Assembly) and the provisions of Article