Today the Saeima (the Parliament) Aigars Strupiss, the candidate for a doctor’s degree in law, in the office of a judge of the Supreme Court.

The vote was unanimous – all 80 parliamentarians present voted for confirmation.

Aigars Strupiss will be able to start execute judicial duties, having given an oath to the President of the State.

Candidacy of Aigara Strupiss was promoted to confirmation in the office of a judge of the Supreme Court for unlimited term of office by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court upon results of open competition for the office of a judge.  

Having assessed candidacy of Aigars Strupiss in two rounds of open competition for selection of candidates to the office of a judge of the Supreme Court and having received positive statement of the Judicial Qualifications Committee, the committee for selection of competition pretenders considered him to be appropriate for the office of a judge of the Supreme Court Department of Civil Cases.  

 

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