The constitutional court of Moldova suspended the powers of the President
Moscow. 2 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the constitutional court (CC) Moldova has temporarily suspended the authority of the President Igor Dodon, the court took this decision on Tuesday at the request of the group of deputies from the ruling coalition.
Decision due to the fact that last week he again rejected the proposed Prime Minister candidates of five Ministers and two Deputy Prime Ministers. According to the legislation, the President has the right to reject nominations only once.
The constitutional court ruled that the duties of the President temporarily transferred to the Chairman of Parliament or Prime Minister. In the next few days one of them will sign decrees about the appointment of new members of the government.
In late December, deputies from the ruling coalition appealed to the constitutional court on behalf of the Parliament’s Commission for legal issues, appointments and immunity inquiry in which asked “to state the circumstances under which it is necessary to temporarily perform the duties of the President the Chairman of Parliament or Prime Minister.”
Deputies have substantiated his statement that he repeatedly rejected the proposal of Prime Minister Pavel Filip, on the appointment of the seven members of the government instead of the Ministers, dismissed the week before.