ODIHR Legal Reviews, Assessments and Guidelines

Legal reviews

ODIHR supports legal reform in participating States by reviewing, upon request, individual pieces of draft or existing legislation to assess their compliance with OSCE commitments, international human rights standards and established good practices.

In this section you can find all legal reviews prepared by ODIHR on variety of topics and countries - filtering options can be used to display relevant documents.

 


OSCE/ODIHR has produced the following reviews and guidelines:

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    2021

    • Urgent Opinion on Draft Law of the Republic of Italy on Rules Governing the Activity of Representation of Interests (in English) [2021-09-21]Summary
    • Urgent Opinion on Draft Law of the Republic of Italy on Rules Governing the Activity of Representation of Interests (in Italian) [2021-09-21]Summary
    • Urgent Opinion on Draft Amendments to the  Aliens Act,  and the Act on Granting Protection to Aliens on the Territory of the Republic of Poland (in English) [2021-09-10]Summary
    • Urgent Opinion on Draft Amendments to the  Aliens Act,  and the Act on Granting Protection to Aliens on the Territory of the Republic of Poland (in Polish) [2021-09-10]Summary
    • Opinion on Draft Amendments to the DNA Profiles Act (in English) [2021-08-05]Summary
    • Opinion on Selected Legislation Pertaining to the Political Participation of Persons with Intellectual or Psychological Disabilities (in English) [2021-07-29]Summary
    • Opinion on Certain Provisions of the Constitutional Law on the Human Rights Defender, the Law on the Public Service and the Law on the Civil Service (in English)  [2021-07-19]Summary
    • Opinion on Certain Provisions of the Constitutional Law on the Human Rights Defender, the Law on the Public Service and the Law on the Civil Service (in Armenian)  [2021-07-19]
    • Opinion on the Draft Law on Gender Equality (in English) [2021-07-01]Summary
    • Opinion on the Draft Law on Gender Equality (in Macedonian) [2021-07-01]Summary
    • Urgent Joint Opinion on Revised Draft Amendments to the Election Code [2021-06-18]
    • Opinion on the Draft Law Amending Article 8 of the Law on the Human Rights Defender  [2021-05-12]Summary
    • Opinion on the Draft Law Amending Article 8 of the Law on the Human Rights Defender (in Armenian) [2021-05-12]
    • Urgent Joint ODIHR-Venice Commission Opinion on Amendments to the Electoral Code and Related Legislation of Armenia [2021-04-21]
    • Joint Opinion on the Draft Law on Political Parties (in English) [2021-03-23]Summary
    • Joint Opinion on the Draft Law on Political Parties (in Ukrainian) [2021-03-23]
    • Joint Opinion on Amendments to the Election Code, the Law on Political Associations of Citizens and the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Georgia (in English) [2021-03-21]Summary
    • Urgent Joint ODIHR-Venice Commission Opinion on Amendments to the Election Code, the Law on Political Associations of Citizens and the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Georgia [2021-03-20]
    • Joint Opinion on the Draft Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic (in English) [2021-03-19]Summary
    • Joint Opinion on the Draft Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic (in Russian) [2021-03-19]Summary
    • Joint Opinion on the Draft Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic (in Kyrgyz) [2021-03-19]
    • Opinion on the Draft Law Introducing a "People's Advocate for Enterpreneurs' Rights" (in English) [2021-03-18]Summary
    • Opinion on the Draft Law Introducing a "People's Advocate for Enterpreneurs' Rights" (in Romanian) [2021-03-18]
    • Opinion on Concept Note on the Implementation of the Code of Administrative Procedure and Process (in English) [2021-03-16]Summary
    • Opinion on Concept Note on the Implementation of the Code of Administrative Procedure and Process (in Russian) [2021-03-16]Summary
    • Urgent Opinion on the Draft Act Amending the Code of Procedure in Petty Offence Cases (in English) [2021-03-02]Summary
    • Urgent Opinion on the Draft Act Amending the Code of Procedure in Petty Offence Cases (in Polish) [2021-03-02]Summary

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