Courts for eight new judges are determined.The Council for the Judiciary determined courts for new judges confirmed by the Saeima (Parliament) in the office of a judge of a district (city) court to execute judicial duties. All eight new judges will work in Riga city courts. 

Ieva Andzane and Inga Pujate – in Kurzeme district court, Inguna Casno – in Vidzeme suburb court, Lana Leja, Ilona Zelmene and Ludmila Vazdike – in Zemgale suburb court, Ieva Lucina-Linka and Martins Tupureins – in Latgale suburb court.

Candidacy of a deputy Chair of Riga city Vidzeme suburb court is supported.The Council for the Judiciary supported re-appointment of the judge Doloresa Bambere to the office of a deputy Chair of Riga city Vidzeme suburb court. The judge has 21 years of experience in judge’s office and she received positive assessment both from the Chair and body of the court when holding the office of the deputy Chair during previous term of office. 

The judge is transferred from an administrative court to a court of general jurisdiction.The Council for the Judiciary supported transfer of Peteris Novicenoks in the office of a judge from Rezekne court house of the Administrative district court to the Rezekne court. The judge applied in a competition to vacant office of a judge in Rezekne court, and the competition committee considered his candidacy to be appropriate and the Judicial Qualification Committee gave a positive statement.

Decision was adopted by the Council for the Judiciary in the sitting of 24 November. See information on all issues reviewed in the sitting here


Information prepared by

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

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