ST. PETERSBURG, December 21 - RAPSI. The Constitutional Court confirmed that decisions in civil, commercial and administrative cases that have already come into effect are indisputable, although they should not interfere with the investigation of criminal cases, the court materials read.

The Constitutional Court made the decision after examining the constitutionality of the Criminal Procedural Code's Article 90. Based on the article, obligations that earlier entered into force are recognized by courts, prosecutors, investigators and interrogators without further examination.

The Constitutional Court recognized the article as constitutional, but stated that a number of case circumstances could demand an additional examination as part of a criminal investigation.