Republic of Moldova - Request for opinion
The President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova requested an amicus curiae opinion from the Venice Commission on the constitutionality of certain legal provisions referring to the immunity of judges. The issue arose with respect to Law no.153 of 5 July 2012 amending and supplementing certain legislative acts, which introduces a series of amendments to the legislative framework that governs the functioning of the judicial system, including the Law on the status of judges (no. 544-XIII, 20 July 1995).
The opinion should be adopted by the Venice Commission at its 94th Plenary Session (March 2013).