To ensure work of the Chamber of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court until its liquidation on 31 December 2016, the Council for the Judiciary instructed Inese Grauda, the judge of Riga regional court, to discharge duties of a judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases until the end of operation of the chamber.

Inese Grauda has already discharged these duties since 2013, and, it was necessary to adopt new decision upon expiration of term stipulated by the law.  

In accordance with Section 79 of the law “On Judicial Power”, during vacancy of a judge of the Supreme Court, the Council for the Judiciary may assign, upon the proposal of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and upon the receipt of a positive opinion of the Judicial Qualification Committee, a Judge Emeritus of the Supreme Court or a judge of a regional court to substitute him or her for a period of time not exceeding two years.


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

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