EurAsEC court endorses case review rules
MOSCOW, May 31 - RAPSI. The Court of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) has adopted its rules for reviewing business entities' applications, which should be its core activity, the court said in a press release made available to the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI/rapsinews.com) on Thursday.
Established in 2001, EurAsEC is an international organization comprising Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Its court will be based in Minsk, Belarus. Its panel will include 10 judges, two from each community member.
The court is supposed to review appeals filed by governments, private companies and businessmen concerning discrimination, competition law and fair business opportunity matters.
The court will hear disputes only if they remain unresolved by the Eurasian Economic Commission.
The grand board will handle inquiries from the supreme courts of Customs Union and Common Economic Space member-countries regarding the application of international treaties among them.
The courts board will review cases upon business' requests and the appeals chamber will hear appeals against the boards judgments, which have yet to enter into effect.