45 India edit The president, judges including chief justice of supreme court and high courts can be impeached by the parliament before the expiry of the term for violation of the Constitution. 2 In various jurisdictions edit Austria edit The Austrian Federal President can be impeached by the Federal Assembly ( Bundesversammlung ) before the Constitutional Court. 24 After the reign of Edward IV, impeachment fell into disuse, the bill of attainder becoming the preferred form of dealing with undesirable subjects of the Crown. 7 This case was dismissed by the court reasoning that his mandate has expired. The Lords set a date for the trial while the Commons appoints managers, who act as prosecutors in the trial. 17 President Rolandas Paksas was removed from office by impeachment on April 6, 2004 after the Constitutional Court of Lithuania found him guilty of having violated his oath and the constitution. 19 A main difference from US proceedings however is that only one third of House members are required to approve the motion to impeach the President (as opposed to a simple majority of those present and voting in their US counterpart).
He was the first European head of state to have been impeached. In altre lingue: spagnolo francese portoghese rumeno tedesco olandese svedese russo polacco ceco greco turco cinese giapponese coreano arabo. See also impeachment evidence at evidence compare rehabilitate Note: A witness may be impeached by character evidence or circumstantial evidence relating to the credibility of the witness, and especially on the grounds of prior convictions, prior inconsistent statements, contradiction by other evidence, and the witness. The president holds a largely ceremonial office, the dignity of which is considered important, so it is likely that a president would resign from office long before undergoing formal conviction or impeachment. Una moglie non pu essere costretta a testimoniare contro il marito.