Privacy rights in Macedonia

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Privacy rights in Macedonia are guaranteed by the constitution from 1991 with a revision in 2011.

Right to Privacy in Macedonia

ARTICLE 17

The freedom and confidentiality of correspondence and other forms of communication is guaranteed.

Only a court decision may authorize non-application of the principle of the inviolability of the confidentiality of correspondence and other forms of communication, in cases where it is indispensable to a criminal investigation or required in the interests of the defence of the Republic.

ARTICLE 25

Each citizen is guaranteed the respect and protection of the privacy of his/her personal and family life and of his/her dignity and repute.

AMENDMENT XIX

1. The freedom and inviolability of correspondence and other forms of communication is guaranteed.

Only a court decision may, under conditions and in procedure prescribed by law, authorise non-application of the principle of inviolability of correspondence and other forms of communication, in cases where it is indispensable to preventing or revealing criminal acts, to a criminal investigation or where required in the interests of security and defence of the Republic.

2. This amendment replaces Article 17 of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia.

Pursuant to Article 131, paragraph 5 of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia, at its session held on 7 December 2005 adopted the following DECISION FOR PROCLAMATION OF THE AMENDMENTS XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX AND XXX TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

The amendments XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX and XXX to the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia are hereby proclaimed,

Which the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted at its session held on 7 December 2005.

THE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

No. 07-4542/1

PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

7 December 2005

Skopje

designed by Ljupco Jordanovski, PhD

That the copy is true to the original is certified by: DEPUTY-SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Felek Kasami

AMENDMENTS XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX AND XXX TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

These Amendments are an integral part of the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia and shall enter into force on the day of their promulgation.