Court of Cassation

Description:
According to Article 92 § 2 of RA Constitution, the highest judicial instance of the Republic of Armenia, except constitutional justice issues, is RA Court of Cassation (hereinafter Court of Cassation), which is called to provide the uniform application of law.
The goal of the activity of the Court of Cassation is to provide the uniform application of law, the correct interpretation, and to contribute to the development of right. Basing on the complaint, in cases stipulated by law and orders, the Court of Cassation reviews the judicial acts of the Court of Appeal and the Administrative Court. The act of the Court of Cassation enters into legal force from the moment of its promulgation; it is final and is not subject to be appealed.

Currently the Court of Cassation is formed of the Chairman of the Court, Criminal Chamber, Civil and Administrative Chambers. The Criminal Chamber is formed of a Chamber Chairman and five judges, Civil and Administrative Chambers are formed of a Chamber Chairman and nine judges.


The Chairman of the Court of Cassation:

1. provides the regular activity of the Court of Cassation
2. summons and conducts the sittings of the Court of Cassation
3. sends the decisions of the Court of Cassation for publication in RA official reference book
4. provides leaves to judges of the Court of Cassation by the order defined by law
5. supervises the activity of the staff of the Court of Cassation
6. represents the Court of Cassation in the relationships with other bodies
7. according to the order and cases stipulated by law initiates a disciplinary proceedings versus the Chamber Chairman or the Chamber Judge of the Court of Cassation
8. conducts the sittings of the Council of Justice
9. performs other authorities vested to him/her by law

Contact:

Tel.: +37410-511745, +37410-511751 , +37410-511735
Website: www.court.am
Address: Yerevan, Vazgen Sargsyan 5