Proposal debated in parliament to set in motion changes to judge appointments

Ljubljana, 16 November - The parliamentary Constitutional Commission met on Wednesday to debate a coalition-sponsored proposal to amend the constitution to transfer the power to appoint judges from parliament to the head of state. Deputy factions now need to put forward candidates to form a group of experts to work out versions of a draft constitutional act.

Ljubljana
The National Assembly's Constitutional Commission holds a maiden session to debate an initiative to amend the constitution; pictured Janez Janša (first from left), the leader of the Democrats (SDS).
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly's Constitutional Commission holds a maiden session to debate an initiative to amend the constitution.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Dominika Švarc Pipan (centre) attends the maiden session of the National Assembly's Constitutional Commission.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly's Constitutional Commission holds a maiden session to debate an initiative to amend the constitution.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly's Constitutional Commission holds a maiden session to debate an initiative to amend the constitution.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly's Constitutional Commission holds a maiden session to debate an initiative to amend the constitution.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

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