The Disciplinary Court was convened in the Senate of the Supreme Court on September, 30, to verify rule of law of negative statement given by the Judicial Qualification Committee, which was appealed against by a judge of a city court.

The Disciplinary Court reversed negative statement of assessment of professional activity of a judge provided by the Judicial Qualification Committee and transferred this issue to the Judicial Qualification Committee for repeated review.

Complete decision of the Disciplinary Court will be available on October, 28.  

Pursuant to Section 481 of the law “On Judicial Power”, the Disciplinary Court is created in the Senate of the Supreme Court, which has been convened to assess rule of law of decisions of the Judicial Qualification Committee appealed and to verify rule of law of appealed negative statements given by the Judicial Qualification Committee within assessment of professional activity of judges.

 

Information prepared by

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

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211