Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. I.Alizadeh / During a special session of the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani Parliament) judges were appointed to the Supreme and Regional Appeal Courts of Azerbaijan on 16 June.
Ali Huseinov, the chairman of the permanent Parliamentary Commission on Law Policy and State Building, stated that the Azerbaijani President on the basis of Article 109 of the Constitution sent to Parliament the document, envisaging the appointment of judges to the Supreme and Regional Appeal Courts.
The chairman noted serious reforms in the Court system of Azerbaijan.
According to Huseinov, the appointments make up 60% of the judiciary of the country.
After discussions four judges were appointed to the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan, 21 to the Baku Appeal Court, seven to the Appeal Court of Ganja, seven to the Appeal Court of Sumgayit, seven to the Appeal Court of Ali Bayramli and seven to the Appeal Court of Sheki.
In compliance with Parliament the judges of the Supreme, Appeal and Economic Courts of Azerbaijan were relieved of their posts.