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New 156 judges took their oaths of office in the Parliament

Today, in the House of the National Assembly in Belgrade, 156 new judges took their oaths of office before the Speaker of the Assembly, Mrs. Maja Gojković

Нових 156 судија положило заклетву у Парламенту
New 156 judges took their oaths of office in the Parliament - Photo: Blic

The judges, who were for the first time elected to the functions in the basic courts in Aranđelovac, Bačka palanka, Vršac, Lazarevac, Mladenovac, Obrenovac, Pančevo, Požarevac, Ruma, Stara Pazova, Ub, Novi Sad, and Belgrade, took their oaths of office.

Also, the judges, who were for the first time elected to the judicial functions in the misdemeanor courts in Aranđelovac, Valjevo, Vranje, Vršac, Gornji Milanovac, Zrenjanin, Jagodina, Kragujevac, Kraljevo, Kruševac, Lazarevac, Niš, Novi Pazar, Požarevac, Požega, Prijepolje, Ruma, Senta, Smederevo, Sombor, Užice, Čačak, Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Preševo, took their oaths of office.

Mrs. Gojković, on the occasion, expressed her belief that the newly elected judges, during their tenure, will provide a significant contribution to the continuation of the reforms of the judicial system in order to create the independent, modern, and efficient judiciary and overall improve the rule of law.

"I trust that you will adjudicate independently and impartially, in compliance with the Constitution and the law, exclusively in your good conscience, and thus ensure a fair trial to every citizen and contribute to the reputation of the judicial function in the Republic of Serbia“ was the message sent by Mrs. Gojković to the newly elected judges.

In compliance with the Law on Judges, judges, before assuming their offices, take their oaths of office before the Speaker of the National Assembly.

They were elected to the first judicial functions at the sitting of the National Assembly on 14 February.
28.02.2019. - Нових 156 судија положило заклетву у Парламенту, Новости
On 28 Feb. 2019 - New 156 judges took their oaths of office in the Parliament
"The majority of the newly elected judges come from the ranks of judicial associates, and the important piece of news is that the judicial offices were also assumed by 57 former trainees of the Judicial Academy, the institution which, after the constitutional amendments, should become a mandatory step in the training of all the future judges and prosecutors" – Source: Daily newspaper Danas


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