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6 March, 2018

Support for the extraordinary assessment of judges' professional activities in disciplinary proceedings

The Council for the Judiciary conceptually supported the amendments to the Judicial Disciplinary Liability Law on the Judicial Disciplinary Committee’s right to impose an extraordinary assessment of judge's professional activities examined at the Saeima's first reading, but several proposals were corrected according to their original idea as expressed by the Council for the Judiciary.
6 March, 2018

The Council for the Judiciary does not support unjustified restrictions on the remuneration of bailiffs

The Council for the Judiciary when assessing information on the amendments to the Law on Bailiffs currently discussed in the Saeima, expressed a critical attitude to the unreasonable and unjustified restriction of the amount of remuneration of sworn bailiffs.
6 March, 2018

Proposal to base remuneration of court employees on the same principles as those for employees of the Saeima, Chancery of the President and the State Audit Office

In order to strengthen the independence of the judiciary and ensure the balance between the three branches of state power, namely, the legislature, the executive power and the judiciary, in the united system of remuneration for officials and employees of the State and local government institutions, the Council for the Judiciary, after hearing the proposals of the Supreme Court, decided to propose amendments to the law “On Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Local Government Authorities”.
1 March, 2018

Meeting of the ENCJ working group in Riga

On 22-23 February, a meeting of the Dialogue Group was held in the framework of the project "Independence, Accountability and Quality of the Judiciary" carried out by the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) in which representatives of the Councils for the Judiciary from the Netherlands, Norway, Hungary and Ireland participated.