Judges elected to judicial office for the first time in basic, commercial and the Administrative Court, as well as newly-elected deputy public prosecutors took the oath of office at the National Assembly before Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic.
The oath was taken by the judges and deputy public prosecutors elected at the 23rd Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 11th Legislature, on 13 February 2020
The judges who took the oath of office will be performing their judicial duties in the First and Third Basic Court in Belgrade, basic courts in Pirot and Lebane, commercial courts in Belgrade, Valjevo, Leskovac, Pozarevac, Sombor, Uzice, Cacak, Novi Sad, Zrenjanin, Pancevo and Kragujevac, as well as the Administrative Court.
Gojkovic congratulated the newly-elected judges, saying she was sure they would arbitrate independently and without bias, in line with the law and Constitution, following your conscience, ensure a just trial for everyone and contribute to the reputation of the judicial office in the Republic of Serbia.
“I believe that in the course of your mandate you will contribute to the continued reforms to build an independent, modern and efficient judiciary and advance the rule of law”, Gojkovic told the newly-elected judges.
Deputy public prosecutors elected to the First, Second and Third Public Prosecutor’s Office in Belgrade, Higher Public Prosecutor’s Office in Novi Sad and basic public prosecutor’s offices in Arandjelovac, Pancevo, Smederevo, Zrenjanin, Sremska Mitrovica, Kragujevac, Novi Pazar, Uzice, Nis and Prokuplje also took the oath of office.
Gojkovic wished them success and expressed her firm belief that in their work the deputy public prosecutors would follow their conscience and the law, ensuring that the law is equally respected for each citizen and contributing to the reputation of the prosecutorial office in the Republic of Serbia.