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13 December, 2011

The Board of Justice supports appointment of managers of Administrative district court in posts

The Board of Justice in its session on the 13th of December supported repeated appointment of Ilze Freimane for the post of the Chair of the Administrative district court for the term of five years. Ilze Freimane has run the Administrative district court since 2006. She organised court work successfully, court houses of the Administrative district court started operating in Jelgava, Liepaja, Rezekne and Valmiera. When deciding about aptitude of I. Freimane for the post of the Chair of the Administrative district court the candidate selection committee evaluated reputation of candidate, her professional experience and authority among court body and other judges.
28 November, 2011

First year of operation of the Board of Justice is appreciated at the Judicial Conference

Latvian Judicial Conference, which took place on the 25th of November, was the first judicial conference convened by the Board of Justice, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court addressed judges also as the Chair of the Board of Justice for the first time. “The first year of operation of the Council of Justice has marked place and role of this institution in activity and development of judiciary. Experience of the first year showed ability of the Board of Justice to work, as well as its opportunities which haven’t been used yet”, Ivars Bickovics pointed out.
21 November, 2011

Decisions adopted in the session of the Board of Justice on the 21st of November

Budget request of courts is supported In its session on the 21st of November, the Board of Justice supported budget request of the Supreme Court and budget request of regional courts and district (city) courts, summarised by the Ministry of Justice, for year 2012.
28 October, 2011

The Board of Justice determines where judges should execute their duties

The Board of Justice determined courts for new judges appointed in the post by the Saeima (the Parliament) on the 13th of October to execute their duties: for Agnese Svike it is court of Latgales district of Riga city, for Andris Vasilevskis it is court of Ziemelu district of Riga city, and for Diana Makarova it is Riga court house of Administrative district court. The Board of Justice instructed Indra Meldere, the judge of Administrative district court, to execute duties of the judge of Administrative regional court during temporary absence of the judge.
27 September, 2011

About decisions of the Board of Justice of the 27th of September

Candidates for the post of judge of the Supreme Court will be elected in open competition in future. It has been provided by amendments to the law “On Judicial Power” and regulation of open candidate selection competition for the post of the judge of the Supreme Court approved in session of the Board of Justice on the 27th of September. The Board of Justice has also discussed regulation of selection of candidates for the post of judges of district (city) courts, land-book departments and regional courts, but it is not approved yet. The Ministry of Justice will specify the regulation, taking into account recommendations given by the Board of Justice. According to amendments to the law “On Judicial Power”, adopted on the 9th of June, 2011, selection of candidates for the post of a judge in district (city) courts and departments of land-books, as well as in regional courts and the Supreme Court is made in open competition of candidates. Competition regulation is ratified by the Board of Justice according to proposal of the Minister of Justice and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
26 September, 2011

The Board of Justice will discuss organization of selection of candidates for the post of the judge

On Tuesday, the 27th of September, the Board of Justice will discuss procedure of organization of competitions for candidates for the post of a judge and procedure of selection of candidates. According to amendments to the law “On Judicial Power”, adopted on the 9th of June, 2011, selection of candidates for the post of a judge in district (city) courts and departments of land-books, as well as in regional courts and the Supreme Court is made in open competition of candidates. Competition regulation is ratified by the Board of Justice according to proposal of the Minister of Justice and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
4 July, 2011

About decisions of the Board of Justice of July 4, 2011

The Board of Justice in the session on the 4th of July unanimously supported candidature of Sanita Osipova, professor, Dr.iur to be promoted for approval in the post of the judge of the Constitutional Court.
23 May, 2011

Decisions of the Board of Justice in issues about career of judges and agenda of the next session

The Board of Justice decided that Lauma Steinerte, who was appointed by the Saeima in the post of a judge of a regional court, will execute duties of a judge in Riga regional court.
10 May, 2011

Decisions adopted by the Board of Justice in issues related to judicial careers

The Board of Justice adopted several decisions in issues related to judicial careers. The Council of Justice supports re-election of Inguna preisa, the judge of Zemgale regional court, in the post of the Chair of Zemgale regional court for five years.
19 April, 2011

On issues reviewed by the Board of Justice in its session on the 19th of April

In its session on the 19th of April, the Board of Justice, pursuant to request of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Saeima, had discussed and expressed its opinion about draft law of amendments to the law “On Judicial Power” before the third reading.