Legal history

Senate's President Tariceanu: Iohannis wants to turn referendum into "most terrible political weapon"

Senate President Calin Popoescu-Tariceanu accused President Klaus Iohannis of intending to turn the consultative referendum into "the most terrible political weapon" against all those who have different opinions.

Bulgaria's President Approached the CC for the Changes in the State Property Act

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev referred to the Constitutional Court a request to declare separate provisions of the Law on Amendment and Supplement to the State Property Act (promulgated in State Gazette No. 44 / 4.06.2019) as non-constitutional and non-conforming to international treaties. This is reported by the presidential press centre.

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.

House to discuss constitutional revisions on Feb. 12-13

Greek lawmakers will debate the proposals on the revision of Greece's Constitution on February 12 and 13, House President Nikos Voutsis said on Tuesday, after receiving the report by the constitutional revision committee, the body responsible for examining the legislation.

This will give enough time to MPs and party rapporteurs to discuss the plan, he said.

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