Seven non-judicial candidates for positions in the SCM were heard by the Pre-Vetting Commission. The decisions to follow

The Pre-Vetting Commission has concluded the stage of public hearings of non-judicial candidates for positions in the Superior Council of Magistracy (SCM). Out of the 12 candidates with professional experience in the field of law or in another relevant field, included in the list of candidates submitted to the Commission by the Parliament, seven candidates participated in the hearings, as two withdrew from the competition, two other candidates did not submit in time the 5 years declaration, thus being disqualified, and one candidate requested to be evaluated without participating in the hearings.

Therefore, between March 1st and 9th, in public sessions were heard Tatiana CHIRIAC, Tatiana CIAGLIC, Ion GUZUN, Angela POPIL, Valentin CAISÎN, Alexandru POSTICĂ and Alexandru ROTARI who answered the questions of the members of the Commission in order to clarify some aspects relevant to the evaluation process. According to Law nr. 26/2022 on some measures related to the selection of candidates for the position of member of the self-administration bodies of judges and prosecutors and the Evaluation Regulation, the video recordings from the hearings were published on the website of the Pre-Vetting Commission and the Youtube channel

In the next period, the Pre-Vetting Commission will work on drafting the decisions regarding the promotion or failure to promote the evaluation by non-judicial candidates. Similar to the group of candidates among judges, non-judges are evaluated by the Pre-Vetting Commission in order to become eligible for the position of member of the SCM. In parallel with the work on decisions, the Commission carries out the evaluation of the candidates for the position of member of the Superior Council of Prosecutors (CSP).