Miris document ID: 1015182188081
Vabariigi Presidendi 30. detsembri 1997. a taotluse, tunnistada Keeleseaduse ja riigiloivuseaduse muutmise ja täiendamise seadus Põhiseadusega vastuolus olevaks, läbivaatamine.
Author: The Constitutional Review Chamber of the Supreme Court
Language: Estonian
Source: National Court
Country: Estonia
Category: judgment/decision
Government level: National - State Level
Guiding principle: By the Amendment Act to the Language Act and the State Fees Act the new wording of subsection 1 of section 5 of the Language Act, delegating to the Government of the Republic the establishment of the description of the standard for the command of the Estonian language by a member of the Riigikogu and a member of a local government council, gives the executive power a disproportionately wide authority allows the executive power to assess and check the standard of the command of language by members of the Riigikogu and local government councils who have already been elected. Such requirements may only be established by the Riigikogu Election Act.It is not in conformity with the principle of separation and balance of powers provided for in Article 4 of the Constitution.Amendment Act to the Language Act and the State Fees Act declared to be unconstitutional.
Date of judgement: 1998-2-5
Official version: yes
Legally binding: yes
Minority groups: all

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