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Legal Alert - Suspension of court proceedings deadlines and increase of minimum wage

Latest legislative changes in the state of emergency – suspension of court proceedings deadlines and increase of minimum wage

The following changes in the legislation have been adopted:

  • The expiration of the court proceedings deadlines is being suspended during the state of emergency; and 

  • A new amount of minimum wage is set.

The Government of the Republic of North Macedonia has adopted a decree with a force of law with which most of the deadlines in the court proceedings have been suspended and they cannot expire during the existence of the state of emergency in the country.

All deadlines for initiation of proceedings in front of any court or enforcement agent, filing of legal remedies or taking other legal actions in the already started proceedings are suspended, starting as  of 31th March 2020 and would continue after the end of the state of emergency.

There is an exception in respect to appeals and extraordinary legal remedies in criminal and misdemeanor proceedings.

On a separate note, in accordance with the notification published by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, as of 1st of April 2020 the new gross amount of the minimum wage shall be MKD 21,776.

How can we assist you?

Papazoski and Mishev Law Firm can provide you with:

  • Advice on the implications of the above Decree on your activities;

  • Advice you on other applicable Macedonian legal aspects.

For more details, please refer to your usual contact within Papazoski and Mishev Law Firm or the persons indicated in the Contacts Section.


Legal Disclaimer: The material contained in this alert is provided for general information purposes only and does not contain a comprehensive analysis of each item described. Before taking (or not taking) any action, readers should seek professional advice specific to their situation. No liability is accepted for acts or omissions taken in reliance upon the contents of this alert.

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Kiril  Papazoski

Kiril Papazoski

Attorney-at-law , Papazoski and Mishev Law Firm, Macedonia

Tel: +389 23140 940

Ivan Mishev

Ivan Mishev

Attorney-at-law , Papazoski and Mishev Law Firm, Macedonia

Tel: +389 23140 940

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