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Constitutional courts

Organisations covered:

  • A constitutional court is a legal body responsible for ensuring the compatibility of legislation with the provisions and principles of the constitution in each country, in particular to protect constitutionally established rights and freedoms. In cases where the supreme court takes responsibility for constitutional jurisdiction it is covered only in that section. See mapping tablepdf(43 kB) for a list of organisations covered in each country.

Positions covered:

  • President

Main sources of data:

  • Official websites
  • Direct contacts

Periodicity of data collection:

Annual

The latest data and all existing historical data:

Data in Excel format excel8book(74 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Constitutional courts

 President
 Women
(N)
Men
(N)
EU-28119
   
Belgium02
Bulgaria01
Czech Republic01
Denmark--
Germany01
Estonia--
Ireland--
Greece--
Spain01
France01
Croatia01
Italy01
Cyprus--
Latvia01
Lithuania01
Luxembourg01
Hungary01
Malta01
Netherlands--
Austria01
Poland01
Portugal01
Romania01
Slovenia01
Slovakia10
Finland--
Sweden--
United Kingdom--
   
Montenegro10
former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the10
Serbia10
Turkey01
   
Iceland--
Liechtenstein01
Norway--
   
All countries421
- = not applicable, : = not available
Data collected between 07/06/2016-04/08/2016