The main favorite in getting the EU prosecutor job (Kovesi) has been accused of corruption in Romania:

Romanian magistrate Laura Codruta Kovesi, a hot favourite to become the EU’s first-ever top prosecutor, has been indicted on corruption charges, a judicial source said. Considered a symbol of the fight against corruption but facing hostility from the Romanian government, Kovesi received the news during a six-hour hearing on Thursday in front of a special panel charged with investigating magistrates.

A few days latter she was banned for leaving the country due to investigation:

Romania’s ruling party has intensified its campaign to stop the former anti-graft prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, from heading the new EU Chief Prosecutor’s Office, forbidding her to leave the country.

Now, if EU appoints Kovesi as a prosecutor, there will be a contradiction between its decision and a court decision in Romania and I am wondering which takes precedence in this case.

Question: What happens if EU chooses a prosecutor that is not allowed to leave her country?

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    "As a result, both sides will now need to find a compromise next week." – SX welcomes ageist gossip Apr 4 '19 at 8:40
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    If the lead candidate for chief prosecutor has credible charges of corruption against them, I would have to wonder why they are considered the 'lead candidate'. Surely, a prosecutor with a strong record of integrity can be found... – tj1000 Apr 4 '19 at 17:08
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    @tj1000 - yes, but this action is most probably retribution: politics.stackexchange.com/a/39286/11278 – Alexei Apr 4 '19 at 17:13
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    She has the support of the EU parliament, and the refusal from the Council (most likely due to veto from the Romanian government). Since this is a position that requires approval from both, things are now at a deadlock. If the EU approves Kovesi this means both council and parliament gave the go ahead, and by association so did the Romanian government. Likely those charges would be dropped (if the retribution theory is true). As things stand the council is showing an ugly side and its supported candidate discredited as consequence (because it would be a candidate acceptable for Romania). – armatita Apr 5 '19 at 13:25

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