MOSCOW, November 18 (RAPSI) – The State Duma adopted a package of bills on the primacy of Russia’s Constitution over decisions and rulings of international organizations and courts in a final third reading on Wednesday, according to the website of the lower house of parliament.

Amendments are proposed to Russia’s Civil Code, Commercial Procedure Code, Civil Procedure Code, Code of Administrative Judicial Procedure, Criminal Procedure Code and 115 laws. 

The changes initiated by the President are to bring current legislation up to the constitutional provisions on the inadmissibility of the use of international treaties and their interpretation contradicting to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the statement reads.