1A candidate magistrate, who is admitted to attend the initial training course at the School of Magistrates, shall benefit a fellowship allowance according to the following indicators:
ain the first year, 30% of his/her initial gross salary;
bin the second year, 40% of his/her initial gross salary;
cin the third year, 50% of his/her initial gross salary;
2The candidate magistrates attaining more than 90% of the scores during an academic year, as determined by the Steering Council of the School of Magistrates, shall, in the upcoming academic year, be granted a bonus of 10% of the fellowship allowance set out in the paragraph 1 of this Article.
3The provisions of Article 27, paragraph 3, shall be applied to the extent possible.
4A candidate magistrate shall be obligated to repay the benefitted amount of the fellowship allowance within a year, if:
athe candidate is expelled or he abandons the School;
bthe candidate magistrate does not apply for being assigned to a position within one year upon completion of the initial training at the School of Magistrates.
5A candidate magistrate shall be obligated to reimburse 50% of the benefitted amount of the fellowship allowance within three years upon completion of the initial training at the School of Magistrates, if
athe candidate magistrate did not meet the requirements for being appointed as magistrate according to Article 40 of this Law;
bthe magistrate’s mandate has expired before having completed at least five years in assuming the function.
6The Steering Council of the School of Magistrates shall, due to health-related reasons or other justified reasons, approve the exemption of the candidate magistrate from the obligation to repay the benefited amount of the fellowship allowance, according to the provisions of paragraph 4 of this Article and also cases foreseen in paragraph 5, letter “b” of this Article.