Tag: Constitutional Court
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...

Macedonia 04.12.19 | 22:02

Constitutional Court rejects Cavkov’s challenge to the selective amnesty law

The Constitutional Court rejected a request from the lawyers representing former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov to amend the amnesty law brought at the start of 2019. Under the law, three members of Parliament from VMRO-DPMNE – Krsto Mukoski, Ljuben Arnaudov and Saso Vasilevski, as well as a number...

Macedonia 04.12.19 | 11:14

Constitutional Court postpones decision on amendments to Law on Pardoning

At the proposal of judge Osman Kadriu, the Constitutional Court decided Wednesday by majority of votes to postpone the decision on the amendments to the Law on Pardoning, a procedure that was initiated last week. It considered it was better to postpone this point, as they were informed that there would...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 17:49

Constitutional Court justices call on their critics to respect their independence as they discusses the 2016 amnesty

The Constitutional Court sent out a press release condemning the public criticism it is exposed to after deciding to pick up two cases which could end up pardoning a large number of politicians and political activists from charges handed down during the on-going, five years long political crisis. Political...

Macedonia 01.12.19 | 14:31

Mickoski: I do not accept amnesty, let’s make changes that pardoned people will not deal with politics

Macedonia is suffocating in strong criminal restraints. Every pore in society is heavily criminalized through active participation of the government. There is no citizen who disagrees with the fact that criminals remain unpunished and that there is no justice. And the absence of justice means the presence...

Macedonia 01.12.19 | 11:11

If Zaev continues to pressure the judiciary, VMRO-DPMNE will go out and protest with the citizens

Zoran Zaev through the Constitutional Court creates an opportunity after the defeat of early parliamentary elections to be pardoned for all the corrupt affairs and deals known to the public, believes VMRO-DPMNE. The reaction to the SDSM statement, in which the ruling party again called on VMRO-DPMNE...

Macedonia 30.11.19 | 16:11

Constitutional Court decision is political, not legal: Only a criminal politician can think of abusing pardons at this time

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski at Saturday’s press conference expressed the party’s position on the issue of pardoning in the Constitutional Court. Criminals think in a criminal way. The one who escaped justice in a dishonest way, and thus came to power by fraud, in the same way, will...

Macedonia 29.11.19 | 17:27

Mickoski: Debate on Constitutional Court is Zaev’s strategy for his salvation from political and criminal responsibility

Symptomatically overnight, and only a few months before the election, the issue of the Constitutional Court’s decision becomes relevant, says VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski. After all, the topic itself seems to be stimulated by the pro-government structures, it seems like a pre-election...

Macedonia 29.11.19 | 14:36

VMRO-DPMNE: Zaev is pressuring the Constitutional Court to secure his future pardon from Pendarovski

VMRO-DPMNE strongly condemned the move by the Constitutional Court to discuss the case of the 2016 changes to the law on presidential pardons. According to the opposition party, this is driven by the need of outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to ensure he has the option to seek pardon from President...

Macedonia 19.11.19 | 21:50

Constitutional Court will soon decide whether it will reduce penalties for abuse of office

The Macedonian Constitutional Court issued a press release informing that it met to discuss a proposal to reduce the penalties and to shorten the statute of limitations on crimes perpetrated by Government office holders such as abuse of office The broadly defined article was greatly abused by former...

Macedonia 18.11.19 | 15:03

Thimonier expresses support to the Constitutional Court

The rule of law plays a key role in the country’s EU integration process, French Ambassador Christian Thimonier said after Monday’s meeting with Constitutional Court President Sali Murati. We will support the Constitutional Court to be able to better integrate into the political system as...

Macedonia 25.02.19 | 22:01

Siljanovska – Davkova: The Constitutional Court chose to be unconstitutional

Constitutional Law Professor Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, who is the presidential candidate of VMRO-DPMNE for the upcoming presidential election slated for April 21, did not enter the trap to promise the annulment of the Law on Languages and the abolition of the Prespa Agreement. Abolishing the Prespa...