Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia
Constitutional judicature was introduced in the Republic of Croatia in 1963 and the Constitutional Court began to work in 1964. From 1963 to 1990, the former Socialist Republic of Croatia was one of the six federal units (republics) of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. On July 25, 1990, the Constitutional Court of the Socialist Republic of Croatia was renamed the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia, after the Republic of Croatia gained independence and sovereignty. The Constitutional Court consists of thirteen judges elected by the Croatian Parliament for a term of eight years from among notable jurists, especially judges, public prosecutors, lawyers and university professors of law and elects its President for a term of four years. The official website features Case-Law; Management of the Court; Legal Basis (Constitutional Act, Rules of Procedure, European Convention); About the Court (Organization, Jurisdiction, Former & Current Presidents & Judges).
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