The Judicial Council will elect a new president on Monday

The Judicial Council of the Republic of North Macedonia will hold a session for the election of a new president on December 5, Monday. The Judicial Council was supposed to hold the 420th and 421st sessions today, but at the beginning, Pavlina Crvenkovska submitted her irrevocable resignation from the position of President of the Judicial Council.

The Judicial Council announces that today's two sessions have been postponed and they will additionally inform about the date for their holding, and that a session of the Judicial Council has been scheduled for Monday, December 5, with two items on the agenda, among which ascertaining the termination of the mandate of the President of Judicial Council and election of the president of the Judicial Council of the RSM.

Crvenkovska was elected to the position of President of the Judicial Council on April 28, 2021, in accordance with the new Law on the Judicial Council, according to which the election is carried out by members of the council with the right to vote who are elected by the Assembly, with a mandate of two years, without the right to re-election. She was elected as a member of the Judicial Council by the Assembly in December 2020.

The Judicial Council consists of 15 members, eight of whom are elected from among the judges, three are elected by the Assembly and two members, on the proposal of the President. Non-voting members include the President of the Supreme Court and the Minister of Justice. They are elected for a term of six years, with the right to another re-election.

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