Turkey's HSYK elects heads, members of new chambers

The judges will serve as the heads of three new units that were created due to the Sept. 12 constitutional amendments that make extensive changes to the structure of the HSYK.

Turkey's HSYK elects heads, members of new chambers

World Bulletin / News Desk

The judges who will serve as the heads of three new units that were created due to the Sept. 12 constitutional amendments that make extensive changes to the structure of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) have been elected.

According to the election results, announced, the 1st Chamber will be headed by İbrahim Okur, the 2nd Chamber by Nesibe Özer and the 3rd Chamber will be headed by Ahmet Hamsici. A separate vote was held for the other members who will serve in the new chambers. Hamsici was at the same time voted in as the deputy president of the HSYK.

HSYK chambers are made up of seven members each. The 1st Chamber will oversee appointments, transfers, re-assignments and judges and prosecutors' leaves of absence as well as regulating training and development programs for judges and prosecutors and internship programs for law school undergraduates.

Promotions and dismissals, criminal investigations, disciplinary investigations and other probes, suspensions and disbarments will be overseen by the 2nd Chamber.

The 3rd Chamber's duty is to accept into the profession new judges and prosecutors, oversee inspections of judges and prosecutors, hear complaints about judges and prosecutors and investigate allegations that are related to an individual's work as a judge or a prosecutor and similar processes.

Last Mod: 23 Aralık 2010, 10:17
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