1The High Justice Inspector is the state authority responsible for the verification of complaints, investigation of disciplinary misconducts and initiation of disciplinary proceedings against judges and prosecutors of all levels, members of the High Judicial Council, members of the High Prosecutorial Council and the Prosecutor General, as well as for the institutional inspection of courts and prosecution offices;
2The Inspector, regarding verification of a complaint or investigation of disciplinary misconduct against the subjects specified in paragraph 1 of this Article, shall act based on:
aa written complaint by any natural person, legal entity or public body concerned;
ba written complaint by the Minister of Justice;
ca written complaint by the Prosecutor General;
ça written complaint by any member of the High Judicial Council or the High Prosecutorial Council;
da written complaint by the chairperson of the court where the judge suspected of having committed a disciplinary misconduct exercises the function;
dha written complaint by the Head of the Prosecution Office where the prosecutor suspected of having committed a disciplinary misconduct exercises the function;
3The High Inspector shall investigate the alleged misconduct even ex officio, based on public information or information provided in the context of institutional and thematic inspections under the requirements and procedures set out in the Law “On the Status of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”.
4The High Justice Inspector shall carry out institutional and thematic inspections on every work aspect of the courts, judicial administration, prosecution offices and the administration of the prosecution office based on a motivated written request of the High Judicial Council, the High Prosecutorial Council, the Minister of Justice, Prosecutor General and in the annual plan of inspections.