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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]

Constitutional Court of the Republic of Albania

Adea Pirdeni, Darinka Piqani

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 September 2023

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

General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum
Managing Editor: Martina Mantovani

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...
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