Constitutional Court of the Republic of Albania
Adea Pirdeni, Darinka Piqani
- Judicial review of executive action — Judicial review of legislation — Preliminary procedures of constitutional courts/supreme courts — Powers and jurisdiction of constitutional courts/supreme courts — Types of constitutional courts/supreme courts
1. The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Albania (CC) was established and entrusted with the responsibility to settle constitutional disputes and ensure the final interpretation of the constitution ( interpretation of constitutions ). It was set up in 1992 and it performed its tasks in a very fragile social and economic setting, following the fall of the totalitarian communist regime ( totalitarianism ; communism ). Its organization and functioning was substantially remodelled with the enactment of the Constitution in 1998, and later with the constitutional...