The Supreme Constitutional Court shall perform constitutional judicial control according to the following methods:
1. Direct action: Through the original direct action that is raised by the aggrieved or of whom the constitutional rights were violated before the court through an attorney whose expertise in the legal profession is no less than ten continuous years, or through the Attorney General or one of his assistants as a representative of the state’s institutions.
2. Plea of unconstitutionally: If the litigants pleaded during the hearing of the case before any court the unconstitutionality of a provision in the law, decree, regulation, or decision and the court considered that the defense is serious, the court postpones the hearing of the case and then determines for the party that initiated the defense a date that should not exceed sixty days, to take a legal action before the Supreme Constitutional Court. In the case where action is not taken in due time, it is considered nonexistent.
3. Referral: If it seemed to any of the court during the cognizance there is unconstitutionality in a provision in the law, decree, regulation, or a decision necessary for the settlement of the dispute, the execution of the proceedings of the case are stopped and the papers are referred to the Supreme Constitutional Court without fees in order to settle the constitutional issues.
4. Challenge: If the court was in the course of discussing a dispute and during the proceedings of the dispute, it became evident to the court that there is an unconstitutional provision linked to the dispute, the court is automatically entitled to confront the issue by deciding the unconstitutionality of the provision. In this case, it is conditioned that the mentioned provision is linked to the disputed issue before the courts and according to rules.
5. Interpretation: The application requesting interpretation is submitted by the Minister of Justice, according to the request of the President of the State, to the Prime Minister and the Head of the Legislative Council, or the Head of the High Judicial of whom the constitutional rights were violated to interpret a provision in the Basic Law or explain the legislations in the cases where there is a conflict in execution and a necessity for explanation.
The rulings of the Supreme Constitutional Court and its decisions are final, not subject to appeal, binding to all authorities and citizens of the state, and shall be published in the Official Gazette.