About the Council for the Judiciary

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30 September, 2014

Two judges are chosen from among four candidates for the Administrative regional court

The Council for the Judiciary had to decide, whom two from among four judges of the Administrative district court, who had applied in the competition, to transfer to vacant offices of judges in the Administrative regional court.
26 September, 2014

Reorganisation of courts, security in court rooms, new policy initiatives and other issues are included on the agenda of the Council for the Judiciary

On Monday, September 29, the new Council for the Judiciary, to which representatives from among judges were elected at Judges’ Conference on 5 September and at the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on 15 September, will come to the first sitting. Thus, the first issue on the agenda of the Council for the Judiciary is elections of the deputy Chair of the Council for the Judiciary.
12 September, 2014

Representatives of judicial self-governmental institutions are re-elected

Extramural Latvian Judges’ Conference has ended and, by means of electronic elections, judges have re-elected representatives to institutions of judicial self-government – the Judicial Disciplinary Committee, the Judicial Qualification Committee and the Judicial Ethics Commission.
11 September, 2014

Electronic elections of institutions of judicial self-government shall be held on Friday

On Friday, 12 September, judges shall re-elect representatives in institutions of judicial self-government – the Judicial Disciplinary Committee, the Judicial Qualification Committee and the Judicial Ethics Commission. Elections shall be held in electronic form.
8 September, 2014

Importance of the Council for the Judiciary in promotion of rule of law and necessity to strengthen its authority are pointed out at the Conference

“Establishing of the Council for the Judiciary had fundamentally important in promotion of rule of law in our country and it has a potential to become a powerful and authoritative tool within representation of the judiciary,” Solvita Aboltina, the Speaker of the Saeima (Parliament) said at Latvian Judges’ Conference on 5 September, when assessing the first quadrennial term of work of the Council for the Judiciary.
6 September, 2014

The Chairman of the Council for the Judiciary points out the most important further tasks of the Council for the Judiciary

“Establishing and operation of the first Council for the Judiciary has been an important step in strengthening of rule of law and further development of Latvian court system,” Ivars Bickovics, the Chairman of the Council for the Judiciary and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, stressed at Latvian Judges’ Conference, which was dedicated to assessment of the first quadrennial term of activity of the Council for the Judiciary.
6 September, 2014

Judges’ Conference re-elects all members of the Council for the Judiciary

The fact that at the Judges’ Conference, which was held on 5 September, all six members of the Council for the Judiciary, who represent regional courts, district (city) courts and Land Registry offices, were re-elected to the following quadrennial term of office, purports of the appreciated assessment of activity of the first Council for the Judiciary.
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.