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17 December, 2019

The Council for the Judiciary supports the transfer of the nomination of the Prosecutor General under the competence of the Council for the Judiciary

At the meeting of December 16, the Council for the Judiciary approved amendments to the laws intended to change the procedure for nominating a candidate for the position of Prosecutor General by transferring this responsibility under the competence of the Council for the Judiciary. So far, the candidates for the position of the Prosecutor General for approval in the Saeima (parliament) were nominated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, coordinating his decision with the Council for the Judiciary.