The Standing Committee on Law and Justice discussed the dismissal of two judges with the Council of Judges.

The Standing Committee on Law and Justice discussed the dismissal of two judges with the Council of Judges.

The Standing Committee on Law and Justice Affairs of the House of Representatives consulted with the Council of Judges on matters requiring clarification regarding the dismissal of two judges.
The Chairman of the Standing Committee, Mrs. Esgenet Mengestu, the Judicial Administration Assembly; They asked him to explain the reasons for the dismissal of the judges when he submitted his proposal to the council.
It is stated that the speaker raised a question about whether the proposal submitted to the council is based on the code of conduct for judges.
Regarding the resolution passed by the Judiciary Management Assembly, they also asked about the existence of practices where the mitigation of punishments were not used.
According to the President of the Federal Court of First Instance, Fouad Kiar; They mentioned that when the assembly passed its decision, it was based on the code of conduct of the judges; Among the things that they say are fundamental and fundamental, the violation of the litigant’s right to be heard, and making decisions that undermine the public’s trust in the court are some of the examples he mentioned.
Therefore, he explained that the action and the mitigation of punishment should be proportionate. Although the Judicial Council considered the reduction of punishment, but for the justice system to be more effective; He pointed out that it is very instructive to carefully look at and decide on such decisions.
For the effectiveness of the judicial system, judges should be able to decide on the judicial question presented to them based on the law; The Chairman of the Standing Committee stressed that there is a need to strengthen the system of encouraging those who do well by correcting what is wrong.
In addition to the monetary fine imposed when the judges of the Standing Committee commit a violation of discipline; since they should be given capacity building training; He emphasized that there is a need to strengthen monitoring and control functions by securing the system where records are kept in the hands of judges for years.
The President of the Federal Supreme Court, Theodore Mehret, pointed out that the procedural gaps in the courts should be fixed as soon as the Standing Committee understands them. The information obtained from the council indicates that they have explained that some of the decisions create enough opportunity to be corrected.

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