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Ternopil Regional Council declares language law as invalid in region, asks Constitutional Court to cancel it

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Aug. 17, 2012, 8:46 a.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Members of Ternopil Regional Council passed a decision that the law of Ukraine on the principles of the state language policy has no legal effect on the territory of the region.
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Members of Ternopil Regional Council passed a decision that the law of Ukraine on the principles of the state language policy has no legal effect on the territory of the region.

A total of 66 members of the council voted for this decision at the regional council's session on Thursday, seven members did not vote, one abstained, Interfax-Ukraine learned at the press service of the council.

In addition, Ternopil regional council urged the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine to recognize the law unconstitutional.

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