Announcement by the Institution of the President of the Republic

Announcement by the Institution of the President of the Republic

The President of the Republic, H. E. Ilir Meta, after examining the proposals of the High Judicial Council and the documentary practices of qualification, evaluation, scoring and ranking, administered on 5.03.2020, as well as:

– Decision of the High Judicial Council no. 110, dated 27.02.2020 “On the Proposal for Appointment to the High Court, from among the prominent lawyers, of the candidate Mr. Sokol Sadushaj”;

– Decision of the High Judicial Council no. 111, dated 27.02.2020 “On the Proposal for the Appointment to the High Court from among prominent lawyers, of the candidate Mr. Ervin Pupe”;

and

– Decision of the High Judicial Council no. 112, dated 27.02.2020 “On the proposal for appointment to the High Court, from among the prominent lawyers, of the candidate Mr. Ilir Panda ”;

As well as after providing additional information from the High Judicial Council on these proposals, today on 11.03.2020, within the time limit set by Article 136 of the Constitution, the President of the Republic has decided;

– Decree on the appointment of a High Court judge, from among the prominent lawyers of the proposed candidacies of:

Mr. Sokol Sadushaj;
Mr. Ervin Pupe;
Mr. Ilir Panda.

The President of the Republic, H. E. Ilir Meta, evaluated these proposals without delay considering that the commencement of the functioning of the High Court is a key element in respecting the constitutional rights of citizens to a fair trial, by a court designated by law and within a reasonable time frame.