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The Appeal Chamber is an independent constitutional institution established to carry out the Transitional Re-evaluation of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania in reviewing appeals against the decisions of the Independent Qualification Commission. The Appeal Chamber adjudicates disciplinary misconducts of Constitutional Court judges, members of High Judicial Council, High Prosecutorial Council, the Prosecutor General and the High Justice Inspector. It reviews appeals against decisions of the High Judicial Council, the High Prosecutorial Council and the High Justice Inspectorate imposing disciplinary sanctions against judges, prosecutors and other inspectors.

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  • Camera hearing
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    2020.07.01

    On Wednesday 01.07.2020, at 09:00, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera case (JR) no.16/2019, dated 01.04.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Arben Zefi, against decision no. 97, dated 10.01.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Luan Daci

    Rapporteur:  Albana Shtylla

    Members:  Ardian Hajdari, Ina Rama, Natasha Mulaj

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

  • Announcement of decision
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    2020.07.01

    The adjudication panel of the Appeal Chamber, composed of judges, Presiding Judge Luan Daci, case rapporteur Albana Shtylla, and members Ardian Hajdari, Ina Rama, Natasha Mulaj, announced the decision on case (JR) no. 16/2019, dated 01.04.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Arben Zefi, against decision no. 97, dated 10.01.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    At the conclusion of the adjudication  in camera, pursuant to Article 66, paragraph 1, item “a” of Law no. 84/2016 “On the transitional re-evaluation of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”, the adjudication panel, unanimously, decided:

    1. Upholding of decision no. 97, dated 10.01.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission, related to assessee Arben Zefi.
    2. This decision is final and effective immediately.

    Announced in Tirana, today, on 01.07.2020.

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.02

    The Appeal Chamber held on 02.07.2020, at 09:00, the public hearing on the case (JR) no. 44/2019, dated 18.09.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner, against decision no. 162, dated 19.06.2019, of the Independent Qualification Commission related to the transitional re-evaluation process of the assessee Manjola Kajana.

    The presiding judge of the hearing informed that as of today, the Appeal Chamber had not received any additional information that the adjudication panel decided in the previous hearing to request from the Municipality of Fier for the purpose of the judicial investigation of the case.

    Therefore, the adjudication panel, upon consultation on the spot, decided to request again from the Municipality of Fier the application of the spouse of the assessee and the supporting documents that have served as a basis for the decision no. 46, dated 30.10.2012 of the Municipal Council of Fier, which has approved the list of families with no place of abode, part of which has been the spouse of the assessee, Manjola Kajana.

    Pending this response, the adjudication panel decided to adjourn the hearing on 07.07.2020, 9.00.

    The public hearing shall take place at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at Bulevardi: “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3 Tirana.

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  • Camera hearing
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    2020.07.03

    On Friday 03.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no. 20/2019, dated 18.04.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Artan Bajrami, against decision no. 107, dated 14.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Rezarta Schuetz

    Rapporteur:  Ardian Hajdari

    Members:  Ina Rama, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

  • Announcement of decision
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    2020.07.03

    The adjudication panel of the Appeal Chamber, composed of judges, Presiding Judge Rezarta Schuetz, case rapporteur Ardian Hajdari, and members Ina Rama, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo, announced the decision on case (JR) no. 20/2019, dated 18.04.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Artan Bajrami, against decision no. 107, dated 14.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    At the conclusion of the adjudication  in camera, pursuant to Article 66, paragraph 1, item “a” of Law no. 84/2016 “On the transitional re-evaluation of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”, the adjudication panel, upon majority votes, decided:

    1. Upholding of decision no. 107, dated 14.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission, related to assessee Artan Bajrami.
    2. This decision is final and effective immediately.

    Announced in Tirana, today, on 03.07.2020.

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  • Camera hearing
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    2020.07.06

    On Monday, 06.07.2020, at 09:30 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera case (JR) no.26/2019, dated 20.05.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Pashk Gjaci against decision no. 116, dated 21.03.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson:  Ina Rama

    RapporteurAlbana Shtylla

    Members:  Ardian Hajdari, Natasha Mulaj, Rezarta Schuetz

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.07

    The Appeal Chamber held on 02.07.2020, at 09:00, the public hearing on the case (JR) no. 44/2019, dated 18.09.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner, against decision no. 162, dated 19.06.2019, of the Independent Qualification Commission related to the transitional re-evaluation process of the assessee Manjola Kajana.

    The presiding judge of the hearing informed that as of today, the Appeal Chamber had not received any additional information that the adjudication panel decided in the previous hearing to request from the Municipality of Fier for the purpose of the judicial investigation of the case.

    Therefore, the adjudication panel, upon consultation on the spot, decided to request again from the Municipality of Fier the application of the spouse of the assessee and the supporting documents that have served as a basis for the decision no. 46, dated 30.10.2012 of the Municipal Council of Fier, which has approved the list of families with no place of abode, part of which has been the spouse of the assessee, Manjola Kajana.

    Pending this response, the adjudication panel decided to adjourn the hearing on 07.07.2020, 9.00.

    The public hearing shall take place at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at Bulevardi: “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3 Tirana.

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  • Camera hearing
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    2020.07.08

    On Wednesday 08.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no. 18/2019, dated 09.04.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Ana Golloshi, against decision no. 106, dated 13.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Sokol Çomo

    Rapporteur:  Luan Daci

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Ina Rama, Natasha Mulaj

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

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  • Camera hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.09

    On Thursday, 09.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera case (JR) no.24/2019, dated 16.05.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Petrit Çeno against decision no. 111, dated 27.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson:  Rezarta Schuetz

    RapporteurNatasha Mulaj

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Ardian Hajdari, Ina Rama

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.10

    The Appeal Chamber held on 25.06.2020, at 10.00 h, the review in a public hearing of the case (JR) no. 51/2019, dated 17.10.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner against decision no. 169, dated 26.06.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission, related to the transitional re-evaluation process of the assessee Regleta Panajoti.

    During the verification of the presence of the parties, the presiding judge found the assessee, Mrs. Regleta Panajoti was not present and informed that the other day, on 24.06.2020, the Appeal Chamber was notified via e-mail by the assessee, about her request addressed to the High Judicial Council for resignation from the office of the judge.

    As well, through e-mail, the assessee, Mrs. Panajoti has requested the Appeal Chamber to adjourn the public hearing until the High Judicial Council has ruled on her resignation.

    The Public Commissioner, after confirming that he was officially acquainted with the requests of the assessee, asked the adjudication panel to proceed with the adjudication, pursuant to Article 179/3 of the Code of Civil Procedure and the case-law of the Appeal Chamber. The Public Commissioner stated that the adjournment of the hearing, could only be done to verify the will of the assessee for resignation, according to Article G of the Annex to the Constitution.

    Upon an interim decision, the adjudication panel decided to request from the High Judicial Council:

    • Information on the confirmation of the submission of the assessee’s request for resignation from the status of magistrate.
    • Information on whether the request for resignation has been accompanied by a motivated request regarding the fast tracking of the resignation effects, within the meaning of Article 65, paragraph 3, of Law no. 96/2016, “On the status of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”.

    Also, the adjudication panel decided to invite the assessee to be heard in person by the Appeal Chamber in a public hearing regarding her willingness for the continuation of the re-evaluation process, provided that the Public Commissioner has requested the continuation of the adjudication.

    Due to the above reasons, the hearing was adjourned to be held on 10.07.2020, at 10:00.

    The public hearing shall be held at the premises of “Pallati i Koncerteve”, Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, Tirana.

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  • Camera hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.13

    On Monday 13.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no. 22/2019, dated 02.05.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Hysni Demiraj, against decision no. 108, dated 15.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Ardian Hajdari

    Rapporteur:  Ina Rama

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

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  • Camera Hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.15

    On Wednesday 15.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no.14/2019, dated 04.03.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Agron Vavla, against decision no. 94, dated 21.12.2018 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Rezarta Schuetz

    Rapporteur:  Natasha Mulaj

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

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  • Camera hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.16

    On Thursday, 16.07.2020, at 15:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no. 19/2019, dated 12.04.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Genci Sinjari., against decision no. 66, dated 28.09.2018of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Presiding Judge: Ina Rama

    Rapporteur:  Sokol Çomo

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Luan Daci, Rezarta Schuetz

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.17

    The Appeal Chamber announces that the review in public hearing of the case (JR) no. 21/2019, dated 24.04.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner against decision no. 103, dated 05.02.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission related to the assessee Donika Prela, scheduled to be held on Friday 17.07.2020, at 10:00, for objective reasons shall be adjourned and shall be held on Friday 17.07.2020 , at 10:30 h.

    The adjudication panel for this case is composed of judges:

    Presiding Judge: Natasha Mulaj

    Rapporteur: Ardian Hajdari

    Members: Ina Rama, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The public hearing shall be held at the premises of “Pallati i Koncerteve”, at Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, Tirana.

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.20

    On Monday, 20.07.2020, at 10:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in public hearing the case of Disciplinary Jurisdiction no. 1/2019, dated 19.12.2019 with the petitioner Tom Dedaj, against decision no. 22, dated 28.01.2019 of the High Prosecution Council.

    This case shall be reviewed by the judges:

    Natasha Mulaj                   President of the Appeal Chamber

    Albana Shtylla                    Member of the Appeal Chamber

    Ardian Hajdari                    Member of the Appeal Chamber

    Ina Rama                             Member of the Appeal Chamber

    Luan Daci                            Member of the Appeal Chamber

    Rezarta Schuetz                 Member of the Appeal Chamber

    Sokol Çomo                         Member of the Appeal Chamber

    The public hearing shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

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  • Public hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.22

    On Wednesday 22.07.2020, at 10:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in a public hearing case (JR) no.23/2019, dated 08.05.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner against decision no.. 112, dated 04.03.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission, related to the re-evaluation of the assessee Dritan Peka.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Chairperson: Natasha Mulaj

    Rapporteur:  Rezarta Schuetz

    Members:  Ardian Hajdari, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The public hearing shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana.

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  • Camera hearing
    00:00
    2020.07.24

    On Friday, 24.07.2020, at 09:00 h, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera the case (JR) no. 27/2019, dated 20.05.2019, corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Fatmir Lushi, against decision no. 125, dated 26.03.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Presiding Judge: Natasha Mulaj

    Rapporteur:  Ardian Hajdari

    Members:  Albana Shtylla, Luan Daci, Rezarta Schuetz

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

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  • Announcement
    00:00
    2020.07.28

    On Tuesday 28.07.2020, at 10:00, the Appeal Chamber shall review in camera case (JR) no. 36/2019, dated 31.07.2019 corresponding to the appeal of the assessee Roland Jaupaj, against decision no. 150, dated 28.05.2019 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

    The adjudication panel of this case is composed of judges:

    Presiding Judge: Ina Rama

    Rapporteur:  Albana Shtylla

    Members:  Ardian Hajdari, Luan Daci, Sokol Çomo

    The hearing in camera shall be held at the premises of the Appeal Chamber, at: Bulevardi “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, nr.3. Tirana

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Announcement for the election of the President of the Appeal Chamber, for the period 26.07.2020 – 26.07.2023.

The Appeal Chamber held today, on 30.06.2020, at 11:00 h, the session for the election of the President of the Appeal Chamber, for the period 26.07.2020 – 26.07.2023.

Upon the secret ballot which took place in the presence of international observers of the International Monitoring Operation, the candidate Albana Shtylla was elected with 7 (seven) votes in her favor.

This result was approved upon decision of the Meeting of Judges no. 12, dated 30.06.2020.

Mrs. Albana Shtylla shall take the office of the President of the Appeal Chamber, on 26.07.2020, when the office term of the incumbent President, Mrs. Natasha Mulaj shall terminate.