Two Cases of Skopje BPPO Stopped at Court due to Criminal Code Changes

Two cases of the Skopje Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office have stopped at the Criminal Court as a result of the Criminal Code changes.

According to information from the Office, they concerned Paragraph 3 in relation to abuse of official duty. Previously, the longest prison sentence was 20 years. Now, following the changes, the maximum sentence is up to four years.

A case of the Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecution of Organised Crime, which has jurisdiction over Paragraph 5, which concerns public procurement and which was erased, still hasn’t stopped.