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Youth interventions – a casebook now available!

The project "Youth Interventions. Comprehensive Youth Legal Awareness Program" was implemented with the support of the PGE Foundation and ran between October 2022 and March 2023. This publication brings together the quintessential of the counseling activities implemented as part of the Intervention... For six months, the IREPSO team provided free legal advice to representatives of foundations, associations, informal groups, youth councils or student or pupil governments. Within the framework of ...

2023-04-29T11:58:57+02:0029 April 2023|

[case study] Is the name “youth council” trademarked?

Case: In Niespornice [name changed], there was no youth council in the city until now. For a long time, an informal group called "Youth Reaction" has been advocating for its establishment. After long efforts, the group succeeded in bringing about the establishment of a youth council in the city (YCC) by the municipal council. None of the members of the "Youth Reaction" group obtained a mandate as a YCC councilor. This led to a boycott of the established youth council by the members of this group ...

2023-04-22T12:10:43+02:0028 February 2023|

[case study] Resolution or act? In what form does the youth council make decisions?

Case: The Youth Council of City X has the following provisions in its statute: The Youth Council of the City makes all decisions in the form of an act. Acts of the Youth Council are adopted by open voting. Questions: Could the Youth Council of the City have granted itself legislative powers as defined in the statute?  Are decisions made in the form of an act binding?  IREPSO Answer: The analysis should begin by recalling the provisions of Article 5b(10) of the Act on Local Government. According ...

2023-04-22T12:08:30+02:0028 February 2023|

[case study] Bad statute of the Youth Council – how to change it?

Case: The Youth Assembly of the Province, seeing certain provisions in its statute that may cause certain limitations in its activities, decided to change them. What could be the model procedure for changing statutory provisions initiated by the Youth Assembly of the Province? IREPSO's answer: The procedure mentioned in the case should begin with the creation of a problem committee or a working group that would prepare a resolution project in this regard. Of course, the establishment of such a c ...

2023-04-22T12:07:34+02:0023 February 2023|

[case study] By-elections to the youth council

Case: Two members representing a certain primary school resigned from a youth council in a municipality. The electoral regulations, which are part of the youth council's statute, stipulate that elections to the youth council are universal and take place in individual schools within the municipality, which constitute constituencies. However, there are no regulations regarding by-elections. Can the youth council supplement its composition? IREPSO Answer: The method of selecting members of the yout ...

2023-04-22T12:06:42+02:0023 February 2023|
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