Constitutional Court started consideration of the case on the activists’ declaration

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On December 4, the Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine at the open part of the plenary meeting in the form of written proceedings considered the case initiated under the constitutional petitions of 65 people’s deputies of Ukraine and the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the compliance with the Constitution of Ukraine (constitutionality) of the legislative provisions imposing the declaration obligation on the activists, and went to the closed part of the plenary session to consider the case and make a decision. Provisions that are subject to constitutional control have an illegitimate purpose, do not meet the requirements of legal certainty as part of the rule of law principle, violate the right of individuals who are not authorized to perform functions of the state or local self-government, on personal and family life, the principle of equality of citizens before the law, prohibition of imposing restrictions based on certain features.

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