Minister of Justice informed
the members of the Council about the activities of the Government of the
Republic of Macedonia that are undertaken in the direction of realization of
the urgent reform priorities.
Minister also emphasized the
role of the Reform Council as an advisory body and its primary task is to
discuss the most important decisions on legal issues from the Strategy for
reform of the justice sector in the process from its working version, draft
version , to its final adoption, as well
as to discuss about legal solutions that will be derived from it.
Minister of Justice pointed
out the expectations of the Ministry of Justice and emphasized the possibility
for the Council to initiate issues, legislative changes, and to define the best
practices for overcoming all open problems and dilemmas in the justice sector.
Any topic that is considered relevant for judicial reform needs to be
actualized and to initiate a debate.
The opinions and guidelines
of the Reform Council will be presented to the operational working groups and
at the sessions of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia.
The Minister emphasized that
the Council will have a key task in monitoring the activities that will result
in the implementation of the Strategy and its Action Plan for the next 5 years.
After exchanging opinions,
and discussing about the current
situation, between the members of the Council, the jurisdiction of the Judicial Reform Council on the implementation of the Plan for urgent
reform priorities is delineated and the dynamics for the work of
the Council was determined, for which the public will be additionally informed.