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18 October, 2016

The Council for the Judiciary will submit an application to the Constitutional Court concerning the non-compliance of the remuneration system of judges and prosecutors with the Constitution

The Council for the Judiciary submit an application to the Constitutional Court  regarding the non-compliance of the remuneration system of State and local government officials and employees with the Constitution. The Council of Justice considers that there exists an imbalance in the joint salary system caused by repeated amendments in the Law On Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Local Government Authorities; and an assessment provided by the Constitutional Court will be a valid argument for alignment of remuneration system not only for judges and prosecutors, but also for the wider scope of public administration.
14 October, 2016

The Council for the Judiciary will decide on Compliance of Judge’s Remuneration with the Status of Judge

The Council for the Judiciary in the sitting taking place on Monday 17 October will discuss the proposal of the Association of Administrative Judgesof Latvia on submission of an application to the Constitutional Court on the non-compliance of the Section 4, paragraph 9 and Section 61, paragraph 1 (which states the monthly salary of judge) of the Law On Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Local Government Authorities with the Section 107 of Satversme (the Constitution) (that implies rights to receive adequate remuneration).
14 October, 2016

The Judicial Qualifications Committee has elected its Members

14 October, in the second round of elections the Judicial Qualifications Committee elected representatives of district (city) courts – Gunita Galina, the chair of Saldus District Court, and Kristine Zdanovska, judge of the City of Riga Vidzeme District Court.
4 October, 2016

European Networks of Councils for the Judiciary Launches the Annual International Projects and Will Decide on Membership of Turkey in the Organization

September 26-27, the first meeting of working groups on projects of European Networks of Councils for the Judiciary took place in Rome. Latvia was represented by Dace Sulmane, Adviser to the Council for the Judiciary of the Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court.