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The first training course provided in the area of disciplinary liability of judges

Author: Judicial Academy
Location: Belgrade

Today, on 25 September 2019, in the Judicial Academy in Belgrade, the first of 50 planned training courses was provided in the area of disciplinary liability of judges organized by the Judicial Academy and the High Judicial Council, with the support from the IPA 2016 Project „EU for Serbia – support to the High Judicial Council“.

 

The first training provided in the area of disciplinary liability of judges - Source: Judicial Academy

The training courses, which will be provided from September 2019 to July 2020, will cover 1,500 judges of the courts of the regular and special jurisdictions in Serbia.

The lecturers are the judges – the members of the first-instance and the second-instance disciplinary bodies of the High Judicial Council.

The purpose of the training courses is raising awareness of the judicial office holders of the objective, nature and importance of disciplinary liability for their professional attitude towards the work, as well as a more detailed familiarization with the behaviours that may constitute the basis for disciplinary liability. This training is particularly important in view of the fact that the topic of disciplinary liability of judges has multiple significance both for the independence of the judiciary, the integrity of judges, the trust of the citizens and the reputation of the judiciary, and for the progress of Serbia on its European path.

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