The Ministry of Justice conceptually informed the Board of Justice about amendments to the law “On Judicial Power”, since development thereof is included in topical agenda of the Ministry.  

The Minister of Justice Baiba Broka pointed out the most significant amendments planned, which envisage to extend authority of the Board of Justice in respect of issues related to judges’ career, inter alia, nomination, approval, transfer of judges, approval of Chairs of courts, and transfer of content supervision of judicial training procedure to the Board of Justice.  

The issue was reviewed in the sitting of the Board of Justice of March 10, 2014


Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

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