Maia Bănărescu might filfill duties of Ombudsman in Moldova for a while
13:50 | 26.01.2021 Category: Political
Chisinau, 26 January /MOLDPRES/ - The ombudswoman for the right of the child, Maia Banarescu, might fulfill the duties of the Ombudsman, till the parliament appoints a new Ombudsman.
At a today’s meeting, the juridical commission for rules and immunities approved a co-report on a draft decision to this end. The draft sees the ceasing of the Ombudsman’s mandate before term and the position’s declaring as vacant.
A special parliamentary commission is to be set up to organize a public contest for selecting candidates for the office of ombudsman.
The Ombudsman’s mandate ceased, given the death of Mihai Cotorobai on 6 January 2021.