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27 September, 2011

Judicial Conference will take place on the 25th of November

The Board of Justice calls the Judicial Conference on the 25th of November. Judicial Qualifications Committee and Commission of Judicial Ethics will present reports. However, elections of representatives of several institutions of judicial self-government are planned. Judges will have to elect the Chair of Judicial Disciplinary Committee, as Pavels Gruzins, who was elected for this post, terminated execution of duties of the judge. According to the Law on Disciplinary Responsibility of Judges, the Chair of Judicial Disciplinary Committee is the deputy of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who is being elected in closed vote by the Judicial Conference.
14 September, 2011

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court meets new Ambassador of Austria

Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, the 14th of September met Stefan Pehringer, the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria arrived in acquaintance visit. The Chief Justice approved previous cooperation with the Supreme Court of Austria and other court institutions. Several delegations of Austrian judges visited Latvia and the Supreme Court. Irmgard Griss, the President of the Supreme Court of Austria and the President of the Network of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union participated and reported at the conference dedicated to judicature of the Supreme Court in 2010. Judges from Latvia also visited Austria several times exchanging experience and training in the Supreme Administrative Court of Austria in framework of judicial continuing education and exchange programme.