Three Armenian opposition party "prosperous Armenia, "homeland" and "Dashnaktsutiun" on Tuesday filed to the Prosecutor General's statement, accusing the representatives of state authorities usurping the powers of the constitutional court and the overthrow of the constitutional order in connection with the amendments to the Basic law, said the representative of the party "Fatherland" Arsen Babayan.
Earlier, the Armenian Parliament adopted the ruling faction of the "step" the draft amendments to the Constitution providing for the termination of powers of the head of the constitutional court, which will remain the judge of KS. The amendments also suggest the dismissal of constitutional court judges who together hold this position for at least 12 years. Thus, according to the amendments, the head of the COP Hrayr Tovmasyan is shifted from the position and powers of the three judges stop. Former Deputy speaker of the Parliament, former Minister of justice Arpine Hovhannisyan said that the government can't sack judges of the constitutional court, not yet amended the relevant article of the law.
The constitutional court of Armenia have 15 days to decide whether to take part in the proceedings of the opposition parliamentary faction "prosperous Armenia", which challenges the previously made amendments to the Main Law providing for the displacement of the head of the constitutional court, told journalists on Friday the Deputy of the faction Naira Zohrabyan.
"Yesterday we sent an electronic version of the appeal to the constitutional court, and today has distributed the paper version of the head of the staff of the constitutional court, Edgar Ghazaryan. He said that there is a certain procedure. Within 15 days it must be decided whether it is the appeal to the production," said Zohrabyan.
The Armenian police have started arrests of supporters of the head of the opposition parliamentary faction of the prosperous Armenia of businessman Gagik Tsarukyan, whose house on Sunday, a search was conducted, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Tsarukyan's supporters gathered outside the national security Service (SNB), where the MP came in for questioning. Police forcibly seated in the machine a few people.