1Within the period of two weeks beginning with the date of the publication of the graduates’ list, the former judges and prosecutors may apply for re-appointment following an invitation in accordance with the provisions of Article 39 paragraph 1 of this Law. The application for re-appointment as a magistrate must indicate as a preferential ranking three courts or prosecution offices.
2Within the period of one month as of the date of the publication of the graduates’ list, the Councils shall review the applications received for appointment and appoint as magistrates the applicants who:
afulfil the criteria of letter a), b), d), dh), ë) and f) of Article 28 of this Law;
bhave graduated from the School of Magistrates and worked as magistrates for at least 5 years in the past fifteen years;
chave not have held a political position in the public administration or a leadership function in a political party in the past 10 years before the application for re-appointment as magistrate.
3Within one month from the date of publication of the graduates’ list, the Councils shall reject re-appointing any person who does not satisfy the criteria set out in letter a), paragraph 2, of this Article.