Constitutional Court quashes the request of the DP on the law for the Supreme Council of Justice

Constitutional Court quashes the request of the DP on the law for the Supreme Council of Justice

Tirana, November 13, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

The Constitutional Court in Albania has quashed today the request of the Democratic Party to abrogate the law on the Supreme Council of Justice.

In the ruling pronounced today, the Court didn’t grant the motion of the DP, thus overthrowing the claims of the opposition, according to which, the law is anti-constitutional, that it threatens the principle of the division of powers and which aims at politically controlling the justice system.

The court also granted the motion to make the Council of Ministers a party to this process and the next session will be held on December 4.

At the end of the session, the democrat MP, Eduard Halimi declared that justice institutions are entering an institutional crisis.

“We don’t feel good about the positioning of the Constitutional Court, but we are confident that in its deliberation, the court will take into account the claims of the DP, as the law is entirely anti-constitutional and is against European principles”, said Halimi. /ibna/