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Ivan Geshev re-elected chief prosecutor after nearly 5-hour session of Supreme Judicial Council

Ivan Geshev re-elected chief prosecutor after nearly 5-hour session of Supreme Judicial Council

14 November 2019 | 15:45 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. With 20 votes in favour and 4 against, the Plenum of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) re-elected Ivan Geshev as Prosecutor General of the Republic of Bulgaria, after President Rumen Radev rejected his candidacy on 7 November, Focus News Agency reported.
Initially, a member of the SJC Judges’College, Atanaska Disheva, proposed that the procedure be terminated but by 20 to 4 votes the magistrates decided to continue the current election procedure. Thus, Ivan Stoimenov Geshev remained the only candidate for the post and his candidacy was re-voted.
According to the constitution, the president can reject a candidacy only once. If the Supreme Judicial Council re-elects the candidate with more than 17 votes, the head of state is obliged to sign the decree for his appointment.
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Nomination for Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor to be revoted on 14 November after presidential veto

Nomination for Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor to be revoted on 14 November after presidential veto

11 November 2019 | 12:36 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The plenum of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) will hold a meeting on 14 November to vote again on the appointment of Ivan Geshev as chief prosecutor after President Rumen Radev refused to approve the decision and returned it to the SJC, said the SJC’ press centre. The meeting, which will start at 10:00 am in the building of the council, will discuss the presidential Decree No. 253/07.11.2019 and will revote the nomination for the post of Prosecutor General of the Republic of Bulgaria.
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Hearing of Ivan Geshev for post of chief prosecutor continues

Hearing of Ivan Geshev for post of chief prosecutor continues

24 October 2019 | 12:51 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The hearing of Ivan Geshev for the post of prosecutor general has been going on for almost an hour, a Focus News Agency reporter said. The Plenary Session of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) began at 10:00 am. The plenary was presented with reports of the Attestation and Competition Committee of the SJC Prosecutorial Chamber and the SJC Professional Ethics Committee, as well as with the reasons for Geshev's nomination by the Prosecutorial Chamber. The hearing of Geshev began shortly after 10:30 am. In the course of his presentation, the candidate presented his concept of governance of the office. He then answered questions from non-governmental organisations and civic associations.
The procedure for election of prosecutor general was opened on 15 July 2019. Ivan Geshev was proposed by the members of the SJC Prosecutorial Chamber. No other proposals for the post have been made. Under the Judiciary Act, no less than three members of the relevant chamber of the Supreme Judicial Council and the minister of justice could make such proposals.
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Ivan Geshev is first nomination for new chief prosecutor

Ivan Geshev is first nomination for new chief prosecutor

22 July 2019 | 14:51 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. Ivan Geshev is the first nomination for a new chief prosecutor. This transpired during a plenary session of the Supreme Judicial Council, Darik radio reported. His candidacy was supported by 11 people, including the current Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov, whose term expires in January. Geshev has given his consent to be a candidate, said Daniela Masheva, who presented his nomination.
Ivan Geshev has been the head of the Special Prosecutor's Office since 2016 a year ago he became Deputy Prosecutor General.
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