The trial panel of the Appeal Chamber, composed of judges, Rezarta Schuetz, presiding, Ina Rama, rapporteur, Albana Shtylla, Ardian Hajdari, Natasha Mulaj members, announced the decision on case (JR) no.21 / 2020 dated 26.06.2020, corresponding to the appeal of the Public Commissioner against decision no. 249, dated 06.03.2020 of the Independent Qualification Commission.

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

To amend the Independent Qualification Commission decision no. 249, dated 06.03.2020, as follows:

  1. To terminate the re-evaluation process for the assessee Piro Samara, inspector at the former High Council of Justice.
  2. To declare the forfeit of the right of the assessee to be appointed as a judge or prosecutor of any level, a member of the High Judicial Council or High Prosecutorial Council, High Inspector of Justice or Prosecutor General, for a 15-year period.
  3. This decision is final and effective immediately.


Announced in Tirana, on 13.01.2021.