Bulgarian National Assembly Elected a Total of 11 Members of the Supreme Judicial Council

Domestic | September 20, 2017, Wednesday // 13:40|  views


The National Assembly elected a total of 11 members of the Supreme Judicial Council from the quota of the Parliament by the Judicial and Prosecutor's College, reported BGNES.

Six members were elected as judges.

5 members were elected to the Prosecutor's College.

For the first time, MPs voted for members of the Judicial Council by a qualified majority - ie. one candidate had to receive more than two-thirds of the votes of MPs or over 160 votes. The new SJC should be operational on October 3.

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