Composition
The constitutional Court is composed of nine members, appointed for a nine-year term, without the right of being reelected. The constitutional judges are appointed by the President of the Republic [...]
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The constitutional Court is composed of nine members, appointed for a nine-year term, without the right of being reelected. The constitutional judges are appointed by the President of the Republic, with the consent of the Assembly. One-third of the composition of the Constitutional Court is renewed every three years, according to the procedure determined by law.

The members of the Constitutional Court of Albania should be lawyers, Albanian citizens well known for their professional abilities. They should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in their profession as lawyers, or as law professors in the Law Faculty. They should have a high moral reputation.
The President of the Constitutional Court is appointed for a 3-year term from the ranks of its members by the President of the Republic with the consent of the Assembly. He has the right to be re-elected (article 125 of the Constitution).

A judge of the Constitutional Court continues in office until the appointment of his successor.
1. The mandate of a judge of the Constitutional Court ends when:

a. he/she is sentenced by a final court decision for commission of a crime;

b. he/she fails to appear for duty, without reason, for more than 6 months;

c. he/she reaches 70 years of age;

d. he/she resigns;

e. he/she is declared incapable of acting by a final court decision.

 

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1. Dr. Vitore Tusha, Member

Born on 26.11.1960 in Tirana. Graduated in 1983 at the Faculty of Law. From 1983 until 1990, performed the duty of bailif at Tirana District Court and after that, until 1992 exercised the profession of the lawyer. During 1992-1994 performed the duty of judge of Tirana District Court and during 1994-2001 the duty of judge of Cassation Court. During 1999-2001 performed the duty of Head of the Civil College of this Court. In 1997 received the Doctor’s Degree in the field of law. In 2004 is elected as vice-president of the National Chamber of Advocacy. From 1986 and following is a lecturer of Civil Law and Procedural Civil Law at the Faculty of Law and School of Magistrates. Co-author in the drafting process of the textbook Civil Law. Has participated in the process of composition of different bills. Since March 2008 she performes the duty of the member of the Constitutional Court.

 

 

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