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Stanislav Shevchuk dismissed as Head of Constitutional Court of Ukraine

12 judges voted for such decision after the Court expressed a motion of no confidence, blaming him for making the court's work too political
21:35, 14 May 2019

Stanislav Shevchuk, the Head of Constitutional Court of Ukraine
Constitutional Court of Ukraine

The Constitutional Court of Ukraine fired Stanislav Shevchuk from the office of the Head of this authority. A source at the court told that to UNN news agency

12 judges, the necessary minumum to pass, voted for such decision after the Court expressed a motion of no confidence. The colleagues blamed him for making the court's work too political, the source said.

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Shevchuk was sworn in and became the judge of the Constitutional Court in March 2014. On February 2018, he chaired the authority.  

The Constitutional Court is the body of constitutional jurisdiction, which ensures the supremacy of the Constitution of Ukraine, decides on conformity of laws of Ukraine to the Constitution of Ukraine and other acts in the cases provided for by the Constitution of Ukraine, provides official interpretation of the Constitution of Ukraine, as well as exercises other powers under the Constitution of Ukraine.

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