The Prosecutorial Council issued an advertisement for the election of the Supreme State Prosecutor. The current Supreme State Prosecutor Ivica Stankovic’s mandate expires at the beginning of October.
A person who fulfills the general conditions for the election of a state prosecutor has at least 15 years of experience as a public prosecutor or a judge or at least 20 years in other legal affairs may apply for the Supreme State Prosecutor position.
The Supreme State Prosecutor must be a person with professional impartiality, high professional, and moral qualities.
The candidates submit their applications to the Prosecutorial Council, chaired by current SSP Ivica Stankovic.
The deadline for submission is 15 days from the date of announcement of the advertisement in one of the print media and the Official Gazette of Montenegro.
The Prosecutorial Council, based on the list of candidates it has drawn up, the opinion of the Extended Session of the Supreme State Prosecutor's Office (SSP) on the nominated candidates, and the interview with the candidates determines the proposal for the election of the Chief Prosecutor at a non-public session.
The same prosecutor may be elected up to two times for the position of the Supreme State Prosecutor.
Upon expiration of his term of office and termination of office when he so requests, the Chief State Prosecutor shall remain as State Prosecutor in the SSP.
The Chief State Prosecutor is President of the Prosecutorial Council, by position.
Text by MINA News, on July 31st, 2019, read more at Vijesti