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Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia 36/98
Author: Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia
Language: English
Source: The Centre for European Constitutional Law
Country: Macedonia
Category: judgment/decision
Government level: National - State Level
Guiding principle: The right of the inhabitants belong to nationality, residents of the Republic of Macedonia, to use the language and alphabet of the nationality that they belong to in communication with court, whereby the court ensures free translation, relies on consideration of the principle of fair trial and does not put in question the official use of the Macedonian language.The official court activities (deliverance of invitation and other writings) can not be pursued by using language other than the official one.
Date of judgement: 1998-11-25
Document number: U.br. 36/98
Official version: no
Legally binding: yes
Subject areas: official language; public use of language; language; identity
Minority groups: all
Related laws: Art.6.3.g. from the ECHR; Art.7.2. and Art.7.3. of the Constitution ; Law on criminal procedure

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