About the Council for the Judiciary

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3 September, 2014

Work of the Council for the Judiciary shall be assessed and new representatives of judges to the Council shall be elected at Judges’ Conference on Friday

On Friday, September 5, the key subject of the agenda of Latvian Judges’ Conference shall be the Council for the Judiciary. The first quadrennial term of operation of the new institution of Latvian court system expires, and Judges’ Conference shall analyse and assess, how the Council for the Judiciary managed to arrange its work procedure and to strengthen place and role in Latvian court system and in system of public government, in general.
29 August, 2014

The judge is transferred to Riga city Kurzeme district court

With decision of the Council for the Judiciary the judge Irina Augustane is transferred from Riga district court to Riga city Kurzeme district court. The judge had applied in competition for a vacant office of a judge in Riga city Kurzeme district court. The judge substantiated her wish to move to another district court with change of place of residence.
19 August, 2014

The Council for the Judiciary supports candidacy of Ineta Ziemele for the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court

On August 18, the Council for the Judiciary, grounding on Section 8911 Paragraph Three of the law “On Judicial Power”, decided to support candidacy of Ineta Ziemele for the office of a judge of the Constitutional Court.
21 July, 2014

Elections of institutions of judicial self-government shall be held in electronic form

In accordance with Plan of organization and course of elections of institutions of judicial self-government for year 2014, members of the Board of Justice from among judges shall be elected at the conference, which shall be held in presence on 5 September, but members of other institutions of judicial self-government – in extramural (e-conference) on September, 12.
21 July, 2014

New Board of Justice shall be elected at Judges’ Conference of 5 September

The Board of Justice approved Plan of organization and course of elections of institutions of judicial self-government for year 2014, which envisages organizing of elections of the Board of Justice in presence at Judges’ Conference, which shall be held on 5 September in Riga Congress Hall, using elements of electronic conference in respect of nomination of candidates.
21 July, 2014

Issues regarding judicial careers – appointment of Chairs and deputies to the office; transfer of a judge

The Board of Justice supported appointment of Stanislavs Linkevics, the judge of the Administrative district court, to the office of the Chair of Rezekne court house, and appointment of the judge Guntars Plorins to the office of the Chair of Valmiera court house of the Administrative district court.
17 June, 2014

Issues regarding judicial careers

The Board of Justice determined that Inese Tumanova shall execute judicial duties in Jekabpils district court, and Kristine Zaura – in Jelgava court.
17 June, 2014

Guidelines on communication with media shall be developed

The Board of Justice listened to information of the Judicial Ethics Commission in respect of project of guidelines on communication of courts with media developed by the Commission.
17 June, 2014

Work priority of the Court Administration – security in courts and simplification of anonymisation

In accordance with provisions of the law “On Judicial Power”, the Board of Justice listened to report of the Court Administration on its work in 2013.
17 June, 2014

Information on standards of terms of examination of cases planned by courts is listened to

The Board of Justice listened to information summarised by the Ministry of Justice on standards of examination of cases in district (city) courts and regional courts, which were determined by courts, and opinions of courts in respect of differences of standards.