Parliament Announces Mediocre Scholars for KLP and KLGj

Parliament Announces Mediocre Scholars for KLP and KLGj

Parliament has announced today the lists of qualifying candidates for the 2 positions available to university professors in the High Juridical Council (KLGj) and High Prosecutorial Council (KLP), two new top-level institutions in the justice system envisioned in the judicial reform. Both the KLP and KLGj consist of 11 members, 6 of which are from […]

Keeping the Justice System within the Family

Keeping the Justice System within the Family

All debates that have accompanied the judicial reform have considered the risk that in the implementation of the reform the government would profit from its power to put its own people in key positions within the new justice system, thus alienating from the beginning the concept of political independence of the courts and justice in general. […]

ILDKPKI Starts Gathering Evidence for Vetting Commissions

ILDKPKI Starts Gathering Evidence for Vetting Commissions

The High Inspectorate of the Declaration and Audit of Assets and Conflict of Interest (ILDKPKI) has started gathering evidence in order to provide the Independent Qualification Commission (KPK) with reports on the assets of judges and prosecutors as part of the vetting procedure. The ILDKPKI has sent official requests to the Central Asset Registration Offices (Hipoteka) […]

Ombudsman Announces New Lawyer Candidates for KLP

Ombudsman Announces New Lawyer Candidates for KLP

The National Ombudsman has announced today that three additional candidates from the ranks of the Albanian lawyers have submitted a valid application for 2 of the positions reserved for them in the High Prosecutorial Council (KLP). A month ago, only 5 lawyers fulfilled with formal requirements, after which the Ombudsman requested reopening the application period. […]

General Secretary Shtylla Proposes Reopening Applications for KLP and KLGj

General Secretary Shtylla Proposes Reopening Applications for KLP and KLGj

After the unlawful reopening of the application process for the National Ombudsman and the unconstitutional reopening of the application process for the vetting institution candidates, General Secretary of Parliament, Albana Shtylla, has proposed to reopen the application process for members of the High Judicial Council (KLGj) and High Prosecutorial Council (KLP) that are chosen from the […]