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16 September, 2016

International Conference Reports on Access to Courts and on Judicial Efficiency in Latvia

On Tuesday, September 13, Dace Sulmane, Adviser to the Council for the Judiciary of the Division of Case-law and Research of the Supreme Court participated in the international conference "Law in Central and Eastern Europe", which took place in Lithuania in the Mykolas Romeris University. During the conference current events of the region and developments in legislation as a whole was viewed. The representative from Latvia gave a presentation "Access to Justice and Judicial Efficiency. Recent Developments in Latvia".
13 September, 2016

Issues Related to Career of Judges

The Council for the Judiciary agreed to reassign Dzintars Melbardis, Judge of the City of Riga Northern District Court, to a position of Judge of Ogre District Court, and Ieva Viskere, Judge of Administrative District Court, to a position of Judge of Regional Administrative Court.
13 September, 2016

Elections of Judicial Qualifications Committee – 13 October

Given that in September the mandatory period of five members of the Judicial Qualifications Committee expired, the Council for the Judiciary decided to organize electronic elections of the Judicial Qualifications Committee on October 13.
13 September, 2016

Evaluation of Judicial System of Latvia will be carried out within the Framework of European Project

The Council for the Judiciary heard proposals of the Court Administration for judicial system evaluation to be carried out within the framework of project "Justice for Development" and supported by European Social Fund.
13 September, 2016

Agreement on Exclusion of Judicial Auditing from the Law

Agreement on exclusion of provision on judicial auditing from the Law The Council for the Judiciary supported amendments to the Law "On Judicial Power" by the Ministry of Justice which clarifies the procedure on implementation the function of auditing.