New Reactions to Disbanding Judicial Council Issue

Academician Vlado Kambovski, who headed the working group for Judicial Council reform, according to the EU peer-review mission’s recommendation, said on Tuesday the issue of disbanding the Council as a whole was rather complex and not simple.

“If one disbands it through a law, that’s a big issue in terms of whether constitutional bodies can be dismissed through common laws as a whole, as well as in terms of that it will represent interference in the judicial power, that is, in the autonomous right of judges to elect their own members to the Council,” he stressed.

The same day, SDSM’s Viktorija Avramovska Madic, former Deputy Minister of Justice, too, said she would never support disbanding both the Judicial Council and the Council of Public Prosecutors.