1Any judge or prosecutor or interested subject who is subject to re-evaluation procedure, interested in the position of the High Justice Inspector shall, within one month from the establishment of the Independent Qualification Committee, submit to the Committee a letter expressing their interest in the position of High Justice Inspector, as well as the documentation for the re-evaluation according to the law “On the transitional re-evaluation of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”. If the independent Qualification Committee has not been established yet, the request shall be submitted to the Secretary General of the Assembly. Their re-evaluated shall be done with priority immediately after the establishment of the Independent Qualification Committee.
2Any other lawyer, interested in the position of the High Justice Inspector, within two months from the entry into force of this law, shall submit an application for the position of the High Justice Inspector to the Justice Appointments Council, which conducts the evaluation of candidates assisted even by the Independent Qualification Committee, to the extent possible, for the enforcement of provisions and procedures of law “On transitional evaluation of judges and prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”.
3If the candidates foreseen in paragraph 1 of this article are not accepted to apply by a decision of first instance of the Independent Qualification Committee, they shall not be eligible to be elected, even when an appeal has been filed against the decision. The evaluation and ranking of candidates by the Justice Appointments Council shall be made without the participation of this candidate. If the Independent Qualification Committee has been set up even the candidates whose-re-evaluation process has not been completed on 1 February 2017 shall be exempt from the election process.
4Once all eligible candidates have passed the process of re-evaluation by the decision of the Independent Qualification Committee, the Independent Qualification Committee shall notify the Justice Appointments Council and forward the file to be used for the evaluation and ranking of candidates.
5The Justice Appointments Council shall launch without delay but not later than 1 February 2017 the assessment procedure for fulfilment of criteria and ranking of all the candidates for the High Justice Inspector and shall end this procedure within 10 days. The Justice Appointments Council shall submit the report to the Assembly without delay.