The Constitutional Court was formed as the highest judicial power body, which protects the Constitutional order, for the first time in the history of Karelia
by the Supreme Soviet of Karelia on the 17th of March, 1994.
The formation of such a body was foreseen by
the Constitution of the Republic of Karelia and adopted on its base
on the 17th of March, 1994 by the Law of Karelia "About the Constitutional Court of the Republic
The resolution of the Supreme Soviet
of the Republic of Karelia about putting into operation of the Law of Karelia
"About the Constitutional Court of Karelia"
The Constitutional Court of Karelia began its work in November, 1994. The personnel
of the Court is fixed by the Law of Karelia - 5 persons.