The Constitutional Court of Armenia is announcing its decision on the constitutionality of the order of the Minister of Health on mandatory coronavirus vaccinations and testing.
According to the decision, employers need to require that their employees submit a certificate of vaccination against the coronavirus or show negative result of a PCR test twice a month and/or a statement of information from a doctor stating that the particular employee has contraindications for vaccination.
According to the deputies of the National Assembly who submitted an application to the Constitutional Court, the order mandates all employees to either get tested for COVID-19 at their own expense or get vaccinated. The deputies stated that this has to be each person’s informed, not imposed decision.
According to Article 68 of the Constitutional Law on the Constitutional Court, the body having adopted the mentioned law (National Assembly of Armenia) and the body having adopted the mentioned order (Minister of Health of Armenia) are involved in the proceedings as respondents under this case.