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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    2019

    • Opinion on the Act on Amendment of the Act on the 2019 State Budget of the Republic of Bulgaria (in English) [2019-12-03]Summary
    • Opinion on the Act on Amendment of the Act on the 2019 State Budget of the Republic of Bulgaria (in Bulgarian) [2019-12-03]Summary
    • Opinion on the Draft Law on Political Parties of Mongolia (in English) [2019-11-27]Summary
    • Opinion on Draft Laws of Mongolia on Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Elections (in English) [2019-11-25]
    • Comments on the Law on Countering “Extremism” of the Republic of Uzbekistan (in English) [2019-11-22]Summary Russian version
    • Comments on Certain Legal Acts Regulating Mass Communications, Information Technologies and the Use of the Internet in Uzbekistan (in English) [2019-10-31]Summary Russian version
    • Annex to the Comments on Certain Legal Acts Regulating Mass Communications, Information Technologies and the Use of the Internet in Uzbekistan (in English) [2019-10-31]
    • Interim Opinion on the Draft Law on the Reform of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Prosecutor’s Offices of the Republic of Moldova (as of September 2019) (in English) [2019-10-16]Summary
    • Interim Opinion on the Draft Law on the Reform of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Prosecutor’s Offices of the Republic of Moldova (as of September 2019) (in Romanian) [2019-10-16]
    • Annex to the Opinion on the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia on Political Parties (in English) [2019-10-11]
    • Opinion on the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia on Political Parties (in Armenian) [2019-10-11]
    • Opinion on the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia on Political Parties (in English) [2019-10-11]Summary
    • Interim Opinion on the Draft Law of the Republic of Armenia on Ensuring Equality before the Law (as of November 2018) (in English) [2019-09-06]Summary
    • Interim Opinion on the Draft Law of the Republic of Armenia on Ensuring Equality before the Law (as of November 2018) (in Armenian) [2019-09-06]
    • Comments on the Draft Law on Rallies, Meetings and Demonstrations of the Republic of Uzbekistan (in English) [2019-09-02]Summary Russian version
    • Opinion on the Draft Law on Free Access to Public Information in the Republic of North Macedonia (in English) [2019-07-15]Summary
    • Opinion on the Draft Law "Hate Crimes and Holocaust Denial - Amending and Supplementing Certain Acts" of the Republic of Moldova (in English) [2019-04-26]Summary
    • Annex to the Opinion on the Draft Law "Hate Crimes and Holocaust Denial - Amending and Supplementing Certain Acts" of the Republic of Moldova (in English) [2019-04-26]
    • Opinion on the Draft Law "Hate Crimes and Holocaust Denial - Amending and Supplementing Certain Acts" of the Republic of Moldova (in Romanian) [2019-04-26]
    • Opinion on Draft Amendments relating to the Appointment of Supreme Court Judges of Georgia (in English) [2019-04-17]Summary
    • Opinion on Draft Amendments relating to the Appointment of Supreme Court Judges of Georgia (in Georgian) [2019-04-17]
    • Note on the Anti-Discrimination Legislation and Good Practices in the OSCE Region (in English) [2019-02-06]Summary Russian version
    • Opinion on the Draft Amendments to the Act on Establishment of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights (in English) [2019-01-21]Summary

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