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29 November, 2018

Judge Iveta Andzane is elected to the Judicial Ethics Commission

Iveta Andzane, judge of Zemgale District Court, who was nominated by the district (city) court judges, was elected as a member of the Judicial Ethics Commission for a term of four years.
28 November, 2018

The competence of the Council for the Judiciary in appointing chairs of courts and in transfer of judges shall be expanded

Amendments to the Law "On Judicial Power", which come into force on November 28, providing for reduction of the influence of the executive power on the organization of court work and extend the competence of the Council for the Judiciary in appointing chairs of courts.
13 November, 2018

Agreement on the conception of nomination and appointment of chairs of courts

The Council for the Judiciary agreed on the basic principles to be established in the procedure for nominating and appointing chairs of courts.
13 November, 2018

The process of assessing the professional performance of judges is improved

In order to make the work of the Judicial Qualification Committee more effective, the Council for the Judiciary made a number of amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Judicial Qualification Committee. The purpose of the amendments is to improve the process of assessing the professional performance of judges.