12 September, 2017
Taking into account the workload of judges of the Land Registry Offices, the Council for the Judiciary decided that by October 1 of this year, one vacant position of a judge of Land Registry Office of Tukums District Court will be transferred to Land Registry Office of Riga City Vidzeme District Court.
According to the information of the Court Administration, the greatest workload of judges of land registry offices is in the Land Registry Office of Riga City Vidzeme District Court – in the first half of this year 1857 judgments were made per judge. In land registry offices of Zemgale district the average judges’ workload is 1321 judgment per judge, which is lower than the average judge’s workload throughout the country – 1484 judgments per judge.
Along with the decision of the Council for the Judiciary, changes will be made also in the number of judges in district (city) courts and in the departments of the respective land registry offices being part of them. From 1 October, 20 posts for judges in Land Registry Office of Riga City Vidzeme District Court will be established and 1 post – in Land Registry Office of Tukums District Court.
The Council for the Judiciary adopted the decision in the sitting of 11 September 2017. 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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