Tag: decree
Macedonia 11.06.20 | 21:55

Government’s Decree cannot set election date, only the Speaker of Parliament can call the elections

An election date cannot be set by a Decree. The Constitution, more precisely Article 67, paragraph 4, it is clearly stated that only the Speaker of Parliament can call the elections. This is the position of the experts consulted by “Republika” after yesterday the Government tasked the Ministry...

Macedonia 06.05.20 | 20:02

Justice Minister Deskoska insists that the Government decrees will remain in effect even after the state of emergency has been lifted

Justice Minister Renata Deskoska came out today with a position that the decrees declared by the caretaker Government using its powers under the state of emergency will continue to remain in effect after the state of emergency has been lifted. Many of the decrees have nothing to do with the coronavirus,...

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 | 16:48

Starting Thursday, the evening curfew will begin at 19h

The Government issued a decree that relaxes the evening and weekend curfew. As of Thursday, citizens can go outside between 5h and 19h every work day. Exceptions continue to apply to the elderly and the young – people over 67 can leave their homes between 5h and 12h, while those under 18 can do...

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 11.04.20 | 15:49

Decree: over 2.000 top officials will be placed on the minimum wage for two months

The Government officially adopted a decree that reduces the salaries of all ministers, members of Parliament, judges and prosecutors, and public sector managers to the minimum wage of 14.500 denars (230 EUR). The move will apply to 1.165 officials and 895 managers and will be in effect for April and...

Economy 02.04.20 | 18:54

Oliver Spasovski warns commercial banks he can regulate them by decree if they don’t show solidarity

After the Government opted for a soft approach toward the banks, deciding to recommend that they postpone loan payments instead of ordering a grace period, interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski today said that the approach could be revised. He warned the banks that, if they don’t show solidarity...