Accessibility of the decision and materials

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Accessibility of the decision and materials of disciplinary case

Accessibility of the decision adopted by the Judicial Disciplinary Committee and materials of disciplinary case is regulated by Section 116 of the Judicial Disciplinary Liability Law.

Decision on initiation of the disciplinary case and materials of the disciplinary case, until the moment, when the decision of the Judicial Disciplinary Committee adopted in the disciplinary case, shall be accessible only to persons entitled to it according to the Judicial Disciplinary Liability Law. 

Materials of the disciplinary case reviewed in open session are information of restricted accessibility. Materials of the disciplinary case reviewed in closed session become information of restricted accessibility for five years since the date, when the decision adopted by the Judicial Disciplinary Committee comes into force.

The decision adopted in a disciplinary case, with the exception of the decision to send disciplinary materials to the Office of the Prosecutor General for deciding on the initiation of criminal proceedings, shall be published on the website by covering the part of the information that discloses personal data, including sensitive personal data.

When publishing a decision adopted in a disciplinary case, the name and surname of the accountable person are not covered.

The published decision shall be deleted from the website after one year since its entry into force. If the disciplinary sanction has been abolished before the deadline, the published decision shall be deleted from the website within one working day after the decision is taken. If the Saeima votes against the resignation of the judge and the disciplinary case is referred back to the Judicial Disciplinary Committee for its re-examination, the published decision shall be deleted from the website within one day from receipt of the disciplinary materials at the Judicial Disciplinary Committee.

The decision adopted in the disciplinary case shall be sent to chairpersons of all courts, as well as they are published on the home page on the Internet, covering information disclosing identity of an individual.

You may see decisions adopted in disciplinary cases of judges on the page www.tiesas.lv