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Lawmakers begin discussion on Katica Janeva’s dismissal

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi opened the 112th session of Parliament, where lawmakers will be discussing the proposal to dismiss special public prosecutor Katica Janeva, currently under detention on suspicion of abusing her position of power.

Skopje, 14 September 2019 (MIA) – Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi opened the 112th session of Parliament, where lawmakers will be discussing the proposal to dismiss special public prosecutor Katica Janeva, currently under detention on suspicion of abusing her position of power.

Previously, the parliamentary Committee on Election and Appointment Issues at a closed session on Sept. 5 passed a unanimous proposal for Parliament to dismiss Janeva.

The proposal was based on the Council of Public Prosecutors’ report saying Janeva had acted against the law and the standards of her profession.

Parliament is to decide whether to dismiss Janeva through holding a two-thirds majority vote and a double-majority (Badinter mechanism) vote. mr/

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