The Pardoning Commission is a working body of the President of the Republic of North Macedonia that works in sessions convened by the President of the Commission on his/her own initiative and on the basis of the Commission’s conclusion.
The Commission, at its session, considers individually every petition for pardon and gives an opinion on all proposals submitted by the Minister of Justice and on the pardon proposals submitted ex officio.
The Commission decides by a majority of the votes of the members that are present.
The members of the Commission submit their proposals and opinions to the President of the Republic of North Macedonia, who makes the final decision.
The President of the Republic of North Macedonia gives pardons to individuals for criminal acts provided for by the laws of the Republic of North Macedonia, in accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Code and the provisions of the Law on Pardoning.