the Council will review issue on redistribution of number of judges of district (city) courts and Land Registry offices.

The agenda also includes issue regarding procedure, how a proposal on transfer of a judge of a Chamber of the Supreme Court to work to other court, if a judge will not be appointed to the office of a judge of a Department of the Supreme Court until termination of operation of a court chamber, will be prepared and reviewed at the sitting of the Council for the Judiciary.   

In accordance with Transitional Provisions of the law “On Judicial Power”  the Saeima (Parliament) upon motivated proposal of the Council for the Judiciary decides on transfer of a judge of the Chamber of Criminal Cases, who is not appointed to the office of a judge of the Department of the Supreme Court until 31 December 2014, and of a judge of the Chamber of Civil Cases, who is not appointed  to the office of a judge of the Department of the Supreme Court until 31 December 2016, to work to other court due to elimination of operation of Chambers of the Supreme Court. The Council for the Judiciary must establish procedure, how respective proposal shall be prepared and reviewed at the sitting of the Council for the Judiciary.

The Council for the Judiciary will also discuss guidelines, how transfer of a case received for proceedings to other court must be organised to ensure faster review, and other issues.

 

The sitting of the Council for the Judiciary will be held on Monday, 24 November, in Room 461 of the Supreme Court, the beginning is at 13.00 o’clock.

 

 

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