Armenia's Constitutional Court accepts Kocharyan’s lawyers’ application for proceedings

Armenia's Constitutional Court accepts Kocharyan’s lawyers’ application for proceedings

The Constitutional Court has accepted the application submitted by former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan’s attorneys for proceedings.

“Upon a procedural decision, the Constitutional Court has addressed the application that the attorneys of Robert Kocharyan submitted on 18 January and decided to accept it for proceedings," the press release issued by Robert Kocharyan’s attorneys reads.

The application submitted by Kocharyan's attorneys concerns the legislative regulations provided for in part 2 of Article 419 of the Criminal Procedure Code. In the application, the attorneys also raised the issues regarding the general gap in law in regard to the absence of reasonable time limits for examination of detention in the cassation proceedings and other issues.

The trial over the case is set to start on 9 April, News.am reported.

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