1The member of the High Judicial Council has the status of the magistrate according to the provisions regulated by the Law "On the Status of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania", unless otherwise provided by this Law.
2The member of the Council is entitled to the salary and benefits of the High Court judge.
3The judge member of the Council is not subject to ethical and professional performance evaluation during the time serving as member. His performance while serving as member of the High Judicial Council shall be considered in case of transfer or promotion as set out in the law regulating the status of judges and prosecutors.
4The judge member, upon the end of the mandate, shall be returned to the previous working position. The mandate as judge of the High Court judge or the Special Court judge shall be suspended while assuming the function as member of the High Judicial Council. The judge member of the Council cannot be transferred, promoted or delegated during the three years after the end of the mandate
5The lay member, who prior to the appointment used to work full time in the public sector, shall be returned to the previous working position or, if not possible, in an equivalent duty.