Osmani appoints eight members of the CEC, while for two others he addresses the Constitutional Court
The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani today, in accordance with the constitutional and legal competencies, has appointed eight members of the CEC.
These appointments are made in accordance with the proposals of political entities and as provided by applicable law.
The press release states that there is an ambiguity of the constitutional provisions for the appointment of the other two members, where as a result the President addressed the Constitutional Court with a request for interpretation of Article 139, paragraph 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo by was based on Article 84 as well as Article 113 of the Constitution.
Respectively, the request for interpretation addresses the ambiguities raised in two cases. First, the interpretation is required, in the spirit of the Constitution, of the notions “group” or “groups” interpreted together with the word “may” (in Article 139 (4), in case we have less than six political entities represented in Assembly and which do not have the right to participate in the allocation of reserved seats and when one group wins over 50% of the vote in the election.
“Secondly, clarifications are required regarding the appointment of a representative from the Bosniak community when we have three political entities in the Assembly which represent this community and have an equal number of deputies represented in the Assembly,” said the announcement made by the Presidency.
Further, the announcement states that “upon receiving the response from the Constitutional Court, the President of the Republic of Kosovo will take the necessary steps to appoint the two remaining members of the CEC.
The oath of the CEC members will be made during the following days “. / Telegraphy /