Former Justice Minister Štefan Harabin has become the new President of the Slovak Supreme Court. President Ivan Gašparovič accepted Harabin's resignation from the post of Justice Minister and based on the proposal of the Judicial Council, which elected
Harabin to the post on June 22, he appointed him to the post of president of the Supreme Court for a five-year term in office, the SITA newswire wrote.
Harabin's resignation represents the ninth change in the cabinet of Prime Minister Robert Fico, who will now temporarily lead the Justice Ministry. The junior member of the ruling coalition, the HZDS party of Vladimír Mečiar, which nominates the justice minister based on the coalition agreement, is looking for a new minister, SITA reported. SITA
Compiled by Michaela Stanková from press reports
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23. Jun 2009 at 14:00