1The Council, upon deciding to temporarily reduce the salary up to 40 %, based on criteria defined in Article 115 of this Law, for a period not exceeding one year or a fine being imposed at the extent of the temporary reduction in salary, shall evaluate the severity of the case having regard to all the circumstances. The temporary reduction of the salary shall be imposed in the following cases:
athe magistrate was given a private warning or a public reprimand in respect of a previous disciplinary misconduct;
bmore lenient disciplinary measure are inappropriate regarding the circumstances of the disciplinary misconduct;
cthe circumstances of the misconduct do not constitute a very serious disciplinary misconduct and a more serious disciplinary measure would therefore not be justified.