History

The Special Prosecutor’s Office was formally and legally established with the adoption of the Law on the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecuting Criminal Offences Related to and Arising from the Content of the Illegally Intercepted Communication in the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia and with the appointment of Mrs. Katica Janeva as head of this Public Prosecutor’s Office on the 15th of September 2015. It is worth noting that the Law which establishes the Special Prosecutor’s Office was adopted with 111 votes in favour out of the total of 114 present MPs, with no votes against, and that the Council of Public Prosecutors unanimously elected Prosecutor Janeva for this position. Materially and legally, the Special Prosecutor’s Offuce was properly staffed with the appointment of 12 prosecutors by the aforementioned body on the 14th of October and the 4th of November 2015.

On the 14th of October 2015 at the suggestion of the head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecuting Criminal Offences Related to and Arising from the Content of the Illegally Intercepted Communication, the Council of Public Prosecutors appointed the public prosecutors Elizabeta Josifoska, Fatime Fetai, Stevcho Donev, Burim Rustemi, Ljubomir Lape, Marija Gorgeva and Lejla Kadriu as public prosecutors who will assit the Public Prosecor who is running the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecuting Criminal Offences Related to and Arising from the Content of the Illegally Intercepted Communication.

On the 4th of November 2014 again at the suggestion of the head of the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecuting Criminal Offences Related to and Arising from the Content of the Illegally Intercepted Communication, the Council of Public Prosecutors appointed the public prosecutors Gavril Bubevski, Lenche Ristovska, Trajche Pelivanov, Artan Ajro and Lile Stefanova as public prosecutors who will assit the Public Prosecor who is running the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Prosecuting Criminal Offences Related to and Arising from the Content of the Illegally Intercepted Communication. Given the amount of work of this Prosecutor’s Office and the contribution of the investigators and the professional staff, it was decided that the Special Prosecutor needs 10 prosecutors to assist her in her work.

More information on the work of the Special Prosecutor’s Office, the building of the team, the case work, the finances and the cooperation with other institutions is available in the reports on the work of this Office.