From now on the representative from the Constitutional Court in the Council for the Judiciary is Ineta Ziemele

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9 May 2017

Due to change of the President of the Constitutional Court there are changes also in the composition of the Council for the Judiciary.

The Constitutional Court shall be represented in the Council for the Judiciary by Ineta Ziemele, who is elected as President of the Constitutional Court on May 8.  

In accordance with the Article 891 of the Law "On Judicial Power" the Council for the Judiciary shall be composed of 15 members - eight permanent members (officials) and seven elected members. One of the permanent members of the Council for the Judiciary is the President of the Constitutional Court.

Previously, this function was performed by the President of the Constitutional Court Aldis Lavins, who was the President of the Court for three years in accordance with the term of office of the President stated in the Constitutional Court Law.

 

Information prepared by the Communication Division of the Supreme Court

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