Constitutional Court

The vice-president of the Constitutionalist, Eugeni Gay, and the magistrates Javier Delgado and Elisa Perez Side had presented/displayed their resignation. It is the first time in the history of the TC that several magistrates resign to their position. The mandate of the three magistrates expired 8 of November the past. The president of the Constitutional Court (TC), Paschal Room, has decided east Monday not to accept the resignation of the vice-president of this organ, Eugeni Gay, and of the magistrates Javier Delgado and Elisa Perez Side, that had submitted his retirement application in protest by the nonrenovation of the court, clogged for years. Thus it the Constitutionalist has informed after in the morning she knew herself that the three magistrates, whose mandate finalized month of November the past, had formalized their resignation in protest by the lack in agreement between the parliamentary groups of the PSOE and the PP in the Congress to come to their renovation. The march of Gay, Delgado and Perez Side would have let to the Constitutionalist with the minimum quorum to continue making decisions, that the law establishes in eight magistrates. In a decree, Room justifies its decision " given the volume of pending constitutional processes put under his conocimiento" and for " to guarantee the continuity and estabilidad" of the court, del that remembers that she is the supreme interpreter of the Constitution and the maximum guarantor of the fundamental rights and public liberties. For that reason &quot decides; not aceptar" the resignations, " notwithstanding doing again it presents/displays, in this case to the Congress of the Deputies, the necessity of observance of the terms of constitutional renovation and legally establecidos". Historical situation is the first time in the history of the Constitutionalist who several magistrates of this organ resign to their position. Gay, Delgado and the Perez Side comprise of the quota that designates the Congress and communicated their resignation in three different writings.