Chancellor of justice says Estonia doesn't need constitutional court

  • 2016-10-13
  • BNS/TBT staff
TALLINN - Estonia does not need a constitutional court as the constitutional review chamber of the Supreme Court is sufficiently capable of handling the function of constitutional review, Chancellor of Justice Ulle Madise has said. Madise told the daily Postimees that review of constitutionality is guaranteed in Estonia by a balanced procedure including the Riigikogu, the president, the chancellor of justice, and the Supreme Court as the final recourse when necessary. "The merits of this were emphasised also by President Toomas Hendrik Ilves upon h...
 
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