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Mongolia|life|December 2, 2019 / 01:36 PM
New Chair of Constitutional Court of Mongolia appointed after scandal resignation of previous judge

AKIPRESS.COM - An all-member meeting of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia was held on November 2 discussing the nomination and appointment of the new chair of the Constitutional Court, Montsame reports.

In accordance with the Law on Constitutional Court, the chair is nominated from the current members of the Constitutional Court and selected by majority voting. At today's meeting, N.Chinbat was selected to head the Constitutional Court after getting the most votes by the members.

Chinbat Namjil, born in 1956, served as a head of the Supreme Court of Mongolia, adviser to Parliament member, director of the government implementing Agency – Intellectual Property Department and adviser to Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs. He also worked as a member of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia from 1998 to 2004 and has been working again from 2017 until today.

The new Chief of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia replaced Dorj Odbayar, who resigned after scandal with sexual harassment of female flight attendant from South Korea while onboard a Korean Air flight.

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