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17 December, 2018

Coalition Considers Legislative Regulation Needed for the Selection Process of Supreme Court Justices and Chairperson

 The new version of the Constitution went into effect at the moment the newly elected President was sworn in. According to it, Supreme Court justices are no longer nominated by the President but rather by the High Council of Justice (HCOJ), and they are appointed for life by the Parliament. The Chairperson of the Supreme Court is selected for a 10-year term by the same procedure.

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