- Chief of State:
- President Gjorge Ivanov
- Head of Government:
- Prime Minister Zoran Zaev
- Government Name:
- Republic of Macedonia
- Adopted: 1991; established a parliamentary representative democratic republic, separated three branches with judicial being independent of government, judicial review of legislative acts, guarantees democratic civil freedom
- Government Type:
- Parliamentary Democracy
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The president is commander-in-chief of armed forces, makes diplomatic appointments and grants pardons. The prime minister proposes laws and controls the diplomatic policy to be adopted by the legislature.
The president is elected by an absolute majority vote through a two-round system. The prime minister is elected by parliament.
The Supreme Court is the highest court of the land. The Constitutional Court decides on issues regarding the constitution.
Supreme Court judges nominated by the Judicial Council and appointed by the Assembly. Constitutional Court judges appointed by the legislature.
Supreme Court: information not available; Constitutional Court: 9 years
Creates policies and laws on advice from the executive branch, approves appointed officials.
120 members elected through a closed-list proportional representation system.
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- Tax Authority:
- Ministry of Finance
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- EY, http://www.ey.com
- CIA World Factbook, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
- U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/