On the drawing of the lot for the selection of members of the Justice Appointments Council (JAC) by the President of the Republic

On the drawing of the lot for the selection of members of the Justice Appointments Council (JAC) by the President of the Republic

THE JUSTICE APPOINTMENTS COUNCIL

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC ORGANIZES THE DRAWING OF THE LOT FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE JUSTICE APPOINTMENTS COUNCIL (JAC) ON DECEMBER 5, 2019, 12:00 H.

The President of the Republic, pursuant to Article 149/d, paragraph 3, of the Constitution, article 221 of law no. 115/2016 “On the governing bodies of the justice system”, as amended, with Decision no. 403, dated 25.11.2019, has decided that, on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 12.00 h, in the hall “Skënderbej”, at the Institution of the President of the Republic, with address: Boulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr. 1 Tirana, to draw the lot for the election of members of the Justice Appointments Council, which will function throughout 2020.

The President of the Republic, with Decision no. 404, dated 25.11.2019 has approved the Regulation “On the determination of the procedure and rules of drawing the lot for the election of members of the Justice Appointments Council”.

Pursuant to Article 221 of Law no. 115/2016 “On the governing bodies of the justice system”, as amended, the Constitutional Court, the High Judicial Council and the High Prosecutors Council, sent on 15.11.2019, at the Institution of the President of the Republic the lists with the names of judges and prosecutors who meet the conditions set out in the law to be included in the lottery to be cast for the election of members of the Justice Appointments Council.

The Institution of the President of the Republic, pursuant to paragraph 1 and 2 of law no. 115/2016, is in official communication with the relevant institutions for the administration of updated information to ensure that at the time of drawing of the lot on December 5, 2019, at 12:00 h, for the election of members of the Justice Appointments Council will be included according to the law only those magistrates (judges and prosecutors) and judges of the Constitutional Court who meet the conditions provided by law.

The Institution of the President of the Republic officially notifies the Ombudsman, to be present as an observer of the entire lottery procedure.

The Institution of the President of the Republic invites the Chair of the Constitutional Court, the Chair of the High Judicial Council, the Chair of the High Prosecutors Council or other institutions to be present at the moment of the drawing of the lot through representatives chosen by them.

The Institution of the President of the Republic informs that it has arranged that during the draw the presence of the media is free, and has taken all measures to fully subject this process to the principles of transparency, traceability and monitoring.

Published below:

– Preliminary lists of candidates submitted by the Constitutional Court, the High Judicial Council, the High Prosecution Council;
– Decisions no.403 and no. 404, dated 25.11.2019 of the President of the Republic, on setting the date of drawing the lot and approving the Regulation on determining the procedure for drawing the lot for the election of members of JAC.

This section is updated in real time with the information that the Institution of the President of the Republic will administer in relation to the whole process.

Tirana on December 2, 2019

Lottery transcript:

LOTTERY RESULT 5.12.19, time 13.10

FINAL LISTS OF CANDIDATES 5.12.2019

HJC 4.12.19 – 2 PAGES

HPC response dated 4.12.19

HPC RESPONSE 2.12.19

HJC 25.112019

ANNOUNCEMENT CC – BESNIK MUCI 22.11.19

LETTER HPC 3.12.2019

REQUEST FOR INFO HPC 2.12.2019

REQUEST INFO HJC 27.11.19

REQUEST INFO HJC + KLP 22.11.19

DECISION NO.404- LOTTERY REGULATIONS

DECISION NO. 403 FOR DATE DETERMINATION

Sent Lists to CC, HJC, HPC 15.11.2019