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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12588

24 October 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 27 / 33
NEWS BRIEFS / Rule of law
European Commission welcomes Madrid’s suspension of a reform that could affect independence of judges
23/10/2020 (Agence Europe)

23/10/2020 (Agence Europe)The European Commission said on 23 October that the suspension of a controversial judicial reform in Spain, which threatens the independence of judges, was “a step in the right direction”, commented Christian Wigand, a spokesman for Justice. The reform concerns the renewal by Parliament of 12 of the 20 members of the General Council of the Judiciary, an independent body responsible for appointing judges, which could have allowed those in power to choose...

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