On June 27, the Speaker of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan met with the Acting President of the Constitutional Court (CC) Ashot Khachatryan.
Ararat Mirzoyan informed Ashot Khachatryan that by the Constitutional amendments entered into force on 26 June 2020 the powers of the CC judges (members) Hrant Nazaryan, Felix Tokhyan and Alvina Gyulumyan suspended. The general duration of their tenure in the post of a member or a judge of the Constitutional Court has been more than 12 years by 26 June 2020.
The NA Speaker has also informed that, in accordance with Part 4 of Article 213 of the RA Constitution, Hrayr Tovmasyan’s tenure in the post of the President of the Constitutional Court has been suspended, and the duties of the President of the RA Constitutional Court are fulfilled by the oldest judge among the judges of the Constitutional Court until the elections of the new President of the Constitutional Court.
As by 26 June 2020, the oldest judge of the RA Constitutional Court is Ashot Khachatryan, Ararat Mirzoyan has congratulated him on assuming the duties of the President of the Constitutional Court.
In his turn Ashot Khachatryan assured that while fulfilling the duties of the President of the Constitutional Court, he would continue to ensure the supremacy of the Constitutions, to act independent and unbiased.
Signed by the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan and the CC Acting President Ashot Khachatryan.