Constitutional Court of Austria

Established in 1920, Constitutional Court of Austria is the oldest constitutional court in the world and the highest state body in Austria when considering constitutional law. Constitutional Court of Austria is also one of the highest political bodies in Austria. The decision-making body in the Constitutional Court is the Plenary (Plenum). It consists of the president, vice-president and twelve other justices. In addition, there are six substitute justices. The Constitutional Court of Austria official website features Jurisdiction; Organization; Path of the Decision; Justices; Austrian Federal Constitutional Laws; Constitutional Court Act.
Notes:   Only basic information available in English. Other information are only available in German.

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Guide ID: 3109 - Last Updated: July 26, 2013