Public hearing of Veaceslav Guțan

Veaceslav Guțan is a candidate from the second group of non-judges, nominated by the Parliament for the position of member in the Superior Council of Magistracy (SCM) and was publicly interviewed by the Pre-Vetting Commission in the context of financial and ethical integrity evaluation of the candidates to the SCM.

The hearing was held in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 26/2022 and the Evaluation Rules of the Commission and referred to an aspect of financial integrity. In particular, the Commission members asked questions regarding the circumstances of the non-reflection in the annual declarations to ANI of two loans contracted in 2012 and 2014, and of bank accounts held by the candidate and a family member between 2012 and 2016.

🔸Similar to the group of the judicial candidates, non-judicial candidates are evaluated by the Pre-Vetting Commission in order to become eligible for a position as a permanent member in the SCM. Financial and ethical integrity verification covers a 15-year period.

Following the evaluation procedure, the Commission issues a decision regarding the promotion or failure to promote the evaluation.