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MONTENEGRO – On-line meetings in view of the preparation of urgent opinions


Within the context of the preparation of four urgent opinions on Montenegro (Amendments to the Law on the Judicial Council and Judges; Amendments to the Law on the State Prosecution Service; Amendments to the Law on the Special State Prosecution Service; Amendments to the Law on Seizure and Confiscation of Material Benefit Derived from Criminal Activity), on 22, 23 and 30 April Venice Commission delegations consisting of rapporteurs and members of the Secretariat carried out on-line meetings with the State Secretary and other officials of the Ministry of Justice, representatives of judicial and prosecutorial authorities, MPs from the parliamentary majority and the opposition, as well as representatives of civil society organisations and of the EU Delegation to Montenegro. A separate country visit to Montenegro was carried out in view of the preparation of the fifth urgent opinion on the draft law on the Prevention of Corruption.

The opinions will be issued through the urgent procedure pursuant to Article 14a of the Venice Commission’s Rules of Procedure and published in the coming weeks. They will then be endorsed at the 139th plenary session of the Venice Commission (21-22 June 2024).




International conference

Money and Democracy – an Uneasy Relationship

07 - 08/12/2023, Cologne, Germany  

International seminar

“Constitutions and war”  

14 - 15 September 2023
Madrid, Centre for Constitutional and Political Studies (CEPC)


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