Judicial Power- Constitution of Croatia
Judicial Power - Constitution of the Republic of Croatia. Government and Croatian Laws.
4. Judicial Power
Judicial power shall be autonomous and independent.
Courts shall administer justice on the basis of the Constitution and law.
The establishment, jurisdiction, composition and organization of courts and court proceedings shall be regulated by law.
The formation, competence and organization of the office of public prosecutor shall be regulated by law.
The public may be barred from a hearing or part thereof if minors are being tried, or for the purposes of protection of the private lives of the parties, or in marital disputes and proceedings in connection with guardianship and adoption, or for the purposes of protection of military, official or business secrets, and for the protection of security of the Republic's defense.
Judges shall, in conformity with law, enjoy the same immunity as representatives in the Croatian Parliament.
A judge shall be relieved of his judicial office:
The judge concerned shall have the right to submit to the House of Counties of the Croatian Parliament a request for protection against the decision to relieve him of office.
A judge shall not be transferred against his will.
A judge shall not perform an office or work defined by law as being incompatible with his judicial office.
The High Judiciary Council of the Republic shall have a president and 14 members.
The president and members shall be proposed by the House of Counties, and shall be elected by the House of Representatives for a term of eight years from among notable judges, public prosecutors, lawyers and university professors of law, in conformity with law.
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