1A member of the Justice Appointments Council is bound to waive participation in the process for verification of legal requirements, professional criteria and in the ranking of candidate members of the Constitutional Court or the candidates of High Justice Inspector of Justice, in the following cases:
aWhen he/she, the spouse/cohabitant or the children are debtors or creditors in relation to the candidate or have represented his/her interests in the past;
bWhen disputes exist between him/her, his/her spouse /cohabitant or close relative and the candidate;
2The decision on accepting the waiver of a member shall be made by the Chairperson of the Council. In case of recusal by the Chairperson, the decision on its acceptance shall be made by the Deputy Chairperson.