Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Constitutional Court upholds Robert Kocharyan’s application, criminal proceeding terminated


The Constitutional Court of Armenia has announced 300.1 Article of the Criminal Code unconstitutional, based on the applications of Robert Kocharyan and the Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction.

ARMENPRESS reports President of the Constitutional Court Armen Dilanyan has declared 300.1 article of the Criminal Code of Armenia invalid, contradicting Articles 78 and 79 of the Constitution. The decision is final and takes effect from the moment of publication.

Charges had been pressed against 2nd President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan under Article 300.1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia (overthrowing the constitutional order).

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