The Council for the Judiciary approved procedure, how the proposal on transfer of judges of Sigulda court and Riga city Centre district court to work to other court due to annexing of Riga city Centre district court and Sigulda court to other court has been prepared by the Minister of Justice and reviewed in the sitting of the Council for the Judiciary.

In its previous sitting, the Council for the Judiciary adopted a decision on changes in distribution of number of judges in district (city) courts in accordance with amendments to the law “On Judicial Power”, by which changes in list of district (city) courts included in catchment area of Riga regional court are introduced, annexing Riga city Centre district court and Sigulda court to other courts as from 1 March 2015. 

The decision was adopted by the Council for the Judiciary in the sitting of 1 December. 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

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211