Estonian top court: MPs can belong to rural municipality, city councils

  • 2017-05-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Estonia's Supreme Court has deemed the amendments to the Status of Members of the Riigikogu Act and Local Government Organization Act that allow a person to be both a member of the parliament and a member of a local government council to be constitutional. The councils of the rural municipalities of Kopu, Laane-Saare, Vormsi and Kose turned to the Supreme Court, seeking the amendments to be deemed unconstitutional, the Supreme Court stated. The Supreme Court said that the Constitution does not stipulate that people who decide on issues concerning lo...
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