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Establishment of a temporary parliamentary committee for changes in the Constitution proposed

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The ruling coalition has proposed to set up a temporary parliamentary committee to amend the Constitution. According to MP from "Democratic Bulgaria" Hristo Ivanov, it is very important that this happened before the election of a new Supreme Judicial Council. According to recommendations of the Venice Commission, the Judicial College should have a large majority of members elected by judges, while the Prosecutorial College may have a large majority who are not part of the prosecution and are not career dependent on the Prosecutor General, Ivanov said.

The committee will seek agreement among all parliamentary political forces on changes related to the rule of law and the judiciary. The seats will be distributed equally on a parity basis among the parliamentary groups.


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