The Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) has suspended the effect of the new regulation on competitions for principals in schools, as well as the hundreds of competitions announced throughout the country, writes lex.bg.
The ordinance was promulgated on July 5, 2022 and was appealed by a director candidate in Pazardzhik. In their ruling, the chief justices noted that the purpose of suspending the ordinance was to provide protection to people who had appealed it.
The SAC accepts that if the published competitions for directors of the commission in the system of preschool and school education continue with the contested regulation in effect, this would limit the possibility of the applicant to participate in that for the Pazardzhik school, in case of possible inconsistency with the requirements added in the by-laws to the candidates.
“Many criteria are set, which are subjective in nature, relating to the candidate’s personality, such as motivation for taking up the position, attitude to work in a team and improvement, and communication skills. A possibly illegally formed committee that will evaluate the qualities of the candidates has the opportunity to subjectivity” in the evaluation, directly affect the legality of the competition and directly affect every participant in this competition”, points out VAS.
I mention that the centralized holding of hundreds of competitions for school principals, which are announced at the moment, under the operation of illegal legal norms, would seriously affect the public interest, including the candidates from Pazardzhik.
“Preliminary implementation of the ordinance would cause significant and hard-to-repair values, both to the interests of consumers in the competition, specifically to the applicant, and to the protection of public interests that are subject to regulation. possibly arising as a result of the competition of labor relations, in the event that the regulation is canceled by the court and the adverse effect on the conduct of the upcoming school year”, the Supreme Court also wrote.