YEREVAN, September 5. /ARKA/. A professional commission to deal with constitutional reforms is set up under the president of Armenia office.
According to the presidential decree, the commission will compose of the chairman of Armenia’s constitutional court Gagik Harutiunyan (of approved by him), chairman of the standing parliament committee for state and legal issues David Harutiunyan (if approved by the latter), minister of justice Hrayr Tovmasyan, assistant to president Georgy Kutoyan, first deputy minister of justice Grigor Muradyan, authorized representative of Armenian government to European human rights court and military prosecutor Gevorg Kostanyan (if approved by him), chairman of Bar Association of Armenia NGO Gagik Ghazinyan (if approved by him), chair of the council of Constitutional Right-Protective Center NGO Gevorg Danielyan (if approved by him), head of the program Consultation for Legal and Judicial Reform in the South Caucasus of the German International Cooperation GIZ Vardan Poghosyan (if approved by him).
The presidential decree also envisages certain procedures for the commission activities.
The president instructed the commission for constitutional reforms to submit a constitutional reform concept before April 20, 2014. After the concept is approved by the president within ten days, draft reforms should be submitted to the president.
Aide to President Siranush Sahakyan is appointed as the commission’s secretary.–0--