On October 31 RA Court of Cassation abolished the ruling of court of general
jurisdiction of Shirak region on dispute between Gyumri municipality and founder
of “Gala” TV company of Gyumri, “CHAP” LLC. As it has been reported, on February
29 the court of general jurisdiction of Shirak region obliged “CHAP” LLC to
stop the use of the city TV tower and dissemble the equipment installed. The
founder of “GALA” challenged this ruling in RA Civil Court of Appeals, which
on April 14, 2008 left it in force (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, February
29 – March 6, 2008, and April
At the same time “CHAP” challenged to the Court of Cassation one more decision,
announced by RA Administrative Court on March 19, 2008, on the dispute with
Gyumri Tax Inspection. According to this ruling, founder of “Gala” was obliged
to pay into the state budget tax debts and fines, exceeding the amount of 25
million drams (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, March 14-20, 2008).
The debt was discharged, while “CHAP” applied to the Court of Cassation. Nevertheless,
the complaint was dismissed.