On Monday, President János Áder appointed two new vice-presidents of the National Courts Office (OBH): Katalin Csillám and Mónika Erőss, OBH announced on its website.
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The appointment of the two new vice presidents will take effect on April 7. The two former vice-presidents of OBH, Árpád Répássy and Sándor Vajas, will continue as presidents of the judging panel from 1 April, Árpád Répássy in Debrecen and Sándor Vajas in the capital.
The Curia announced in a statement on Monday that after the appointment of Mónika Erőss, the current Secretary General of the Curia, as the Deputy Head of the OBH, changes had also taken place in the professional management of the Supreme Judicial Forum.
As Mónika Erőss is the mother – in – law of the Minister of Justice Judit Varga, Index asked the OBH whether his application did not infringe on the independence of the agency, but they did not reply on the merits. On the other hand, it is true that there were no conflict of interest concerns with Monika Erőss before the presentation of the OBH president. They replied
no, as Dr. Mónika Erőss submitted a valid application.
Péter Darák, the president of the Curia, has entrusted new leaders with certain administrative tasks. Accordingly, Kálmán Sperka, Chairman of the Council, performs certain administrative tasks related to the operation of the Secretariat of the Curia of the Curia, and Ildikó Suba, Deputy Secretary General, whose managerial mandate has been extended until the end of the emergency.
The president of the Curia entrusted Ákos Székely, chairman of the council, with the performance of certain administrative tasks related to the management of the Kúria penitentiary college, and Árpád Orosz and Katalin Kovács, chairmen of Böszörményiné Kovács.
The administrative college, established on April 1, is headed by Tibor Kalas, head of the college. Judge Rita Tánczos will perform some of the administrative tasks related to the management of the labor sub-college within the Kúria Civil College from 1 April.
The term of office of those entrusted with administrative tasks is valid until the middle and end of the summer.