The Council for the Judiciary elected Inara Garda, the judge of the Department of Civil Cases of the Supreme Court, to the office of the deputy Chair of the Council for the Judiciary for next four years. 

This was the first issue decided on September 29, when coming to its first sitting, by the new Council for the Judiciary, representatives to which from among judges were elected at Judges’ Conference on 5 September and at the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court on 15 September. In accordance with the law “On Judicial Power” the Chair of the Council for the Judiciary is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and the deputy is elected from among judges represented in the Council for the Judiciary.

The Council for the Judiciary adopted the decision at the sitting on 29 September. See information about all issues reviewed at the sitting here


Information prepared by

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

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