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Civil Court of Appeal

The Civil Court of Appeal (hereinafter Court) reviews judicial acts deciding the case on merits of Courts of General Jurisdiction within its jurisdiction, as well as the interim judicial acts in the exceptional cases stipulated by the law. 

The Court reviews the judicial act within the frameworks of the grounds and justifications of the appeal. Complaints brought against the judicial acts deciding the case on merits of the Courts of General Jurisdiction are being examined in the Court collectively, by a bench of three judges, and the complaints lodged against the interim judicial acts by a single judge. The case examination in the Court is administered by the rules of case examination in the Court of Cassation, if other rules are not stipulated by the RA Civil Procedure Code.
Judicial acts of the Court come into legal force after one month from the moment of their promulgation. 
The Court is formed of the Chairman of the Court and 15 Judges. 

The Chairman of the Court is a judge and has the following authorities:
1) provides the regular activity of the Court;
2) follows the judges’ maintenance of working discipline;
3) follows the judges’ meeting of the case examination deadlines and submits his/her conclusion on the violations of case examination deadlines to the Ethics Committee of the Council of Courts Chairmen;
4) upon detecting a violation of the requirements of Ethics Code by a judge, if necessary, submits a relevant notification about it to the Ethics Committee of the Council of Courts Chairmen;
5) provides leaves to judges by the order defined by law;
6) in case of a judge’s leave or other temporary absence, redistributes cases in his/her proceedings, upon necessity;
7) in case of the Court Chairman’s leave or other temporary absence, appoints a replacement;
8) supervises the activity of the Court’s staff;
9) represents the Court in the relationships with other bodies;
10)exercises other powers vested to him by law. 

The Court has a staff, which is a separated subdivision of the RA Judicial Department and serves to provide the regular activity of the Court. The staff's legal status and order of activity are defined by RA laws, by Charter of the staff, by the founder’s decisions (orders) and by other legal acts. 

The Court can be applied to by submitting the documents to the Court Office or delivering them by post.
The judicial territory of the Court is the territory of the Republic of Armenia. 

The Court is located in Yerevan city, at 23 Garegin Nzhdeh address.
Telephone: (010) 44-84-08 (307, 359).

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