Armenia

The Administrative Court: “HCA Vanadzor has the right to submit a petition, and the CEC had to provide a proper response to it”

Photo: Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office
On December 5,2017 the RA Administrative Court rejected HCA Vanadzor’s claim against the RA Central Electoral Commission. On April 2,2017 the Organization turned to the Court in regard to receiving a proper response to the application-proposals submitted to the CEC on March 18 pertaining to the violations recorded during the campaign prior to the elections to the RA National Assembly of April 2, 2017. HCA Vanadzor’s proposals concerned the pre-electoral campaign being run by RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan during his working hours, Gagik Tsarukyan’s and Arakel Movsisyan’s pre-election pledges and a Republican Party campaign office being deployed in the building of Tsaghkahovit’s Community Council in Aragatsotn Province. The CEC found that none of the rights of HCA Vanadzor had been violated, and the Organization had no right to turn to the CEC in regard to the aforementioned violations, and on thisground the CEC refused to initiate administrative proceedings on the basis of the application-proposals. On the same day, the CEC under its own initiative initiated administrative proceedings pertaining to the violations pointed out in the aforementioned application-proposals of HCA Vanadzor, and, as a result, no violation was found in the actions of the candidates. The Organization found out about these decisions through the CEC website.

Ամբողջական հոդվածը կարող եք կարդալ այստեղ՝ http://hcav.am/en/events/the-ruling-of-the-administrative-court-hca-vanadzor-has-the-right-to-submit-a-petition-and-the-cec-had-to-provide-a-proper-response-to-it/ © 1998-2016 Հելսինկյան Քաղաքացիական Ասամբլեայի Վանաձորի գրասենյակ

 

On December 5, 2017 the RA Administrative Court rejected HCA Vanadzor’s claim against the RA Central Electoral Commission.

On April 2, 2017 the Organization turned to the Court in regard to receiving a proper response to the application-proposals submitted to the CEC on March 18 pertaining to the violations recorded during the campaign prior to the elections to the RA National Assembly of April 2, 2017.

HCA Vanadzor’s proposals concerned the pre-electoral campaign being run by RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan during his working hours, Gagik Tsarukyan’s and Arakel Movsisyan’s pre-election pledges and a Republican Party campaign office being deployed in the building of Tsaghkahovit’s Community Council in Aragatsotn Province.

The CEC found that none of the rights of HCA Vanadzor had been violated, and the Organization had no right to turn to the CEC in regard to the aforementioned violations, and on this ground the CEC refused to initiate administrative proceedings on the basis of the application-proposals. On the same day, the CEC under its own initiative initiated administrative proceedings pertaining to the violations pointed out in the aforementioned application-proposals of HCA Vanadzor, and, as a result, no violation was found in the actions of the candidates.

The Organization found out about these decisions through the CEC website.

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