1The Council shall perform its activity in a collegial manner in accordance with rules and procedures provided in this chapter, which shall be supplemented, to the extent possible and with the necessary changes, by the rules laid down in the legislation on the organization and functioning of collegial bodies. Participation in the meetings of the Council is mandatory. Members who are absent shall be replaced by substitute members.
2The Justice Appointments Council shall, to ensure the development of a transparent procedure, public and merit-based procedure, by decision, adopt more detailed rules for the selection and scoring of candidates, including rules for the procedure of verification of assets, integrity and their professional and personal background.
3The Council shall decide by a majority vote in the presence of at least five members.
4The Justice Appointments Council, in the process of verification of the fulfilment of legal requirements and evaluation of professional and moral criteria shall require information from other institutions.
5Following the process of verification under paragraph 4 of this article, the Council shall interview the candidates who meet the legal requirements, shall make their ranking according to the criteria laid down in Article 240 of this Law and shall draw up a report, where it reasons the ranking.