Tag: Constitutional Court
Macedonia 29.09.20 | 22:30

Mickoski: We can’t restore trust in the judiciary with people like Dobrila Kacarska

You can’t reform the judiciary with Dobrila Kacarska in the Constitutional Court, said opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski discussing today’s nomination of one of the most loyal judges of the Zaev regime to the country’s top court. Kacarska was famouly rebuked by the Constitutional...

Macedonia 29.09.20 | 20:18

Zaev’s loyalist judge who was chastised for her abuses by the Constitutional Court, nominated to become a Constitutional Court justice

The proposal to nominate judge Dobrila Kacarska as Constitutional Court justice would mean a promotion for a person who is internationally noted for violations of the Constitution. Kacarska, one of the most loyal judges of the Zaev regime, was nominated to seat in the court which has unprecedented power...

Macedonia 13.05.20 | 20:18

Constitutional Court to discuss election-related issues on Thursday

Constitutional justices at a session on Thursday will discuss the State Election Commission’s obligation to issue a timeline with election activities a day after the state of emergency is declared over. The decree with the force of law involving issues in connection to the election is the fourth item...

Macedonia 06.05.20 | 15:44

Will the constitutional judges initiate proceedings on Pendarovski’s second state of emergency?

The Constitutional Court will not assess the constitutionality of President Stevo Pendarovski’s first decision to declare a state of emergency on March 18. Constitutional judges decides that the initiative to assess the constitutionality and legality of the decision was pointless because it was...

Macedonia 06.05.20 | 14:39

Instead of the second, the Constitutional Court assessed Pendarovski’s first state of emergency

The constitutional judges said there was no basis to initiate proceedings for assessing the constitutionality of declaring a state of emergency by President Stevo Pendarovski on March 18. They were unanimous in their position that something that is not in legal force cannot be assessed.   Why talk...

Macedonia 03.05.20 | 23:26

Constitutional Court to decide on Wednesday whether there will be procedure about Parliament

On Wednesday, after the session of the Constitutional Court, we will have a working meeting where the judges will take a position on whether to accept the initiative and ex officio to initiate a procedure about the Parliament dissolution and calling of elections, President of the Constitutional Court...

Macedonia 29.04.20 | 20:30

“Starving” Constitutional Court judge who wouldn’t give up his salary is worth over 200.000 euros

Sali Muarati, the little known Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, suddenly became the talk of the town, after his completely tone deaf statement regarding the planned cuts to the best paid public sector officials. A Government decree was going to reduce top officials such as ministers, public...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 18:23

Government: Constitutional Court’s decision over salary cuts of officials, judges and prosecutors detrimental in COVID-19 fight

The Government said Tuesday that the initiated procedure by the Constitutional Court over annulment of the decree to cut the salaries of over 2,000 officials, MPs, judges, prosecutors and directors to a minimum wage of MKD 14,500 in April and May is detrimental to solidarity in the country. The Constitutional...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 17:44

Constitutional Court rules that ministers, lawmakers and directors should receive full salaries

At today’s session, the Constitutional Court ruled that the ministers, MPs, directors, mayors and other appointed officials will not receive minimum salary of 14,500 denars in April and May, but will be paid the full salary as before. The measure was adopted by the government to deal with the financial...

Macedonia 28.04.20 | 15:35

Constitutional Court stops Government attempt to pay off former employees of disgraced prosecutor Katica Janeva

The Constitutional Court decided to order a stopping measure against the Government decree to pay back salaries to the employees of the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office. The decree was given by the interim Government led by Oliver Spasovski, using the executive power that was given to it to...

Macedonia 22.04.20 | 17:43

Constitutional Court is looking into scandalous Government decree to pay money to the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office

The Constitutional Court issued a press release confirming that it has initiated a procedure to look into a scandalous decree issued by the SDSM led Government. The decree, issued using the emergency powers given to the Government, pays back wages and bonuses to the employees of the disgraced Special...

Macedonia 22.04.20 | 15:11

Only the Constitutional Court can reconvene the Parliament

SDSM’s initiative to collect signatures for reconvening the Parliament has no legal basis. Only the Constitutional Court can reconvene the Parliament in such circumstances, claim the interlocutors we consulted. According to them, there is a possibility that the MPs will return to the Parliament...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 13:44

Parliament to stay dissolved: Constitutional Court decides not to initiate procedure

The Constitutional Court has decided not to initiate a procedure for assessing the constitutionality and legality of the Decision for dissolution of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia. The Constitutional Court informs that today at a session after an extensive debate on the case at the end...

Macedonia 14.04.20 | 15:50

VMRO-DPMNE demands that the money given to Janeva’s prosecutors is used to buy protective gear for doctors and nurses

VMRO-DPMNE submitted a challenge before the Constitutional Court, after the SDSM led Government adopted a decree to pay back salaries and bonuses to the disgraced Special Prosecutor’s Office. The move shocked the public, given that the SPO office was dissolved amid scandal, after it was revealed...

Macedonia 09.04.20 | 12:59

Will Constitutional Court reconvene Parliament to confirm government’s decrees during state of emergency?

Somehow unnoticed and with a few lines statement passed the information from the Constitutional Court that the initiative for assessing the constitutionality and legality of the Decision for dissolution of the Assembly is being considered. Based on the discussions of the judges, as well as the importance...

Macedonia 15.03.20 | 16:06

Xhaferi: It’s difficult to call off the elections

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said that legally it will be very difficult to call off the elections scheduled on April 12. Xhaferi said that he will discuss the issue at the coming meeting of the Security Council, after members of the State Electoral Commission expressed concern about voting during...

Macedonia 18.12.19 | 21:40

Mickoski reveals: At the moment Zaev is pressuring the Constitutional Court to secure amnesty for himself

I am getting more and more informal information that people sent by Zoran Zaev, through their channels, are pressing and directing the point regarding the constitutional assessment of the amnesty that was discussed recently to be put on the agenda of tomorrow’s session of the Constitutional court,...

Macedonia 12.12.19 | 14:47

Eight initiatives waiting, one accepted: Will the Constitutional Court be encouraged to debate the Law on Languages?

After the Venice Commission had negative remarks about the Law on Languages, the Constitutional Court began to wake up. The court accepted Tuesday the initiative of the Levica party to assess the constitutionality of the law, which has been the subject of inter-party sparring these days. The Constitutional...

Macedonia 11.12.19 | 20:07

Constitutional Court accepts Levica’s initiative on the Law on Languages

Dimitar Apasiev informed on Facebook that the Constitutional Court accepted the initiative to asses the constitutionality of the Law on Languages. The court explained that they had accepted the initiative but did not say when and whether it would be put on their agenda. Levica believes that the law was...

Macedonia 05.12.19 | 17:40

Now no authentic interpretation needed: Outgoing Prime Minister tells the Constitutional Court what decision to make

Outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday that the Constitutional Court should act in accordance with the decision of the Parliamentary Legislative Committee, which concluded that there is no need to interpret Article 11 of the Law on Pardoning because of its non-existence. This shows that there...

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