Basis and functions of authority

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The Council for the Judiciary is a collegial authority, which is involved in the elaboration of the policy and strategy for the judicial system, as well as improving the organisation of the workof the court system. The goal of foundation of the Council for the Judiciary is to counterbalance relations between executive power, judicial power and legislative power, laying down to it important role in issues regarding court system.    

The establishment of the Council for the Judiciary is laid down in the law “On Judicial Power”, by amendments of June 3, 2010, including chapter 131 “The Council for Judiciary” to the law. These amendments came into force on 1 August 2010.   

The operation of the Council for the Judiciary is governed by Regulations  of the Council for the Judiciary approved in sitting of 4 October 2010.

The work of the Council for the Judiciary is ensured by the Administration of the Supreme Court.