The Supreme Judicial Council has postponed until May 4 the review of the proposal for early release of Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev from his post, made by the Minister of Justice Nadezhda Yordanova , BTA reported. Supreme Judicial..
On April 12, the Supreme Judicial Council will decide whether to terminate the term of office of Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev, it has become clear at a meeting of the institution. The SJC accepted as admissible five of the grounds cited by..
The Supreme Judicial Council, SJC, has postponed the examination of the application by Justice Minister Nadezhda Yordanova for the early termination of the powers of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev. The judges ruled to draw up special procedure..
Bulgaria's Minister of Justice Nadezhda Yordanova has submitted to the Supreme Judicial Council a proposal for the release of the Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev from his post . She points to nine new circumstances, including police violence during..
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has urged the authorities in Bulgaria to urgently take measures to reduce the influence of the Prosecutor General on the Supreme Judicial Council and the Prosecutors’ College, and for the..
“The European Commission has raised the issue, with particular poignancy, of the liability of the prosecutor general and of public scrutiny of his acts,” caretaker Minister of Justice Ivan Demerdzhiev said for BNT. The caretaker government has..
For the first time the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) – the highest judicial body – is discussing the early termination of the powers of a prosecutor general. The request for the dismissal of Ivan Geshev was referred to the SJC a week ago by..
In a survey regarding the most desired changes to the constitution, the greatest number of respondents say they want fewer MPs, no more than two terms of office for the prime minister and a shorter term of office for the prosecutor general (currently..
The National Assembly rejected the presidential veto on introducing the figure of a special prosecutor to investigate the prosecutor general and deputy prosecutor general. President Rumen Radev vetoed the bill on grounds that the change does..
The approval, at first reading in parliament, of the creation of the figure of a prosecutor to investigate the Prosecutor General of Bulgaria took the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) by surprise. This is what..