Albania
Court Council

Overall opennes score:1.85
Transparency:36.30
Accessibility:31.90
Awareness:50.00
Integrity:50.00
Open data score:0.00
ID Indicator Score Max
1 Consistency and updating of the official website. 0 3
2 Website search engine test - homepage phrase search 0 1
3 Is the organogram published on the website? 0 1
4 Does the website contains description of Court Council's competence? 0 1
5 Is there CV of the Chief of Institution published on the website? 0 1
6 Are annual work programs and plans published on the website? 0 3
7 Are the annual reports published on the website? 0 3
8 Is there last quarterly/semi-annually report on work published? 0 1
9 Are there current judiciary strategies on the website? 0 1
10 Is the information on members of Court Council (names and contacts) available on the website? 0 2
11 Is the information on salaries of members of Court Council published on website? 0 1
12 Are the decisions of the Court Council published? 0 1
13 Is the Court Council publishing information about the process of selection of judges and selecting criteria? 0 1
14 Are the public procurement plans from current year published on the website of Court Council? 0 3
15 Are the calls on public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 2
16 Are the decisions on public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 2
17 Are the contracts to public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 2
18 Are the annexes to public procurement procedures publicly available on the website? 0 1
19 Are the budget/financial plans available on the website? 0 3
20 Is the budget/financial plan presented on the website in an understandable manner, including sources of incomes and revenues? 0 1
21 Are the final accounts on budget spending presented on the website? 0 3
22 Does the court's' budget include the annual budget allocated for the salaries? 0 1
23 Does the court's' budget include the annual budget allocated for the legal aid? 0 1
24 Does the courts' budget include the annual budget allocated for computerization (equipment, investments and maintenance)? 0 1
25 Does the courts' budget include the annual budget allocated for investments in new buildings? 0 1
26 Does the courts' budget include the annual budget allocated for building maintenance, operation and costs? 0 1
27 Does the courts' budget include the annual budget allocated for the training and education of judges? 0 1
28 Does your institution have any document (strategy, policy, procedure...) that deals with its openess and transparency? 0 1
29 Is a special press or public affairs office established? 0 1
30 Is there a contanct of the person responsible for access to information of public importance available on the website? 0 1
31 Did the institution conduct in 2016/2017 trainings/education in the field of access to public information? 0 1
32 Are the guidelines for raising concerns, complaints and making appeals available on the website? 0 1
33 Is there a direct online communication channel available at the website through which citizens can raise concerns, complaints and making appeals? 0 1
34 Are the representatives of the media allowed to be present at the sessions of the Court Council? (with some exceptions) 0 1
35 Are there guideliness for cooperation with media regarding their reporting on the work of Court Council? 0 1
36 Are the information for which free access is approved (reposnes to FOI request) published? 0 1
37 Is updated FOI guide published (once in a year)? 0 1
38 Does the website have the column named right to access information (or other name) with the relevant FOI information? 0 1
39 Did the Court Council conduct the training/workshop for civil servants on the concept of open data and instructions for using and pubishing open data in 2016/2017? 0 1
40 Is the Court Council defined as an independent authority by the Constitution/Law? 0 1
41 Does the Court Council have its own budget? 0 1
42 Does the Court Council select judges? 0 1
43 Does the Court Council have its own criteria for selecting judges? 0 1
44 Does the Court Council have the administrative control over the Supreme Court? 0 1
45 Is Minister of Justice a member of Court Council? 1 1
46 Does the Court Council include representatives of the civil society (prominent lawyers)? 0 1
47 Does the Court Council conduct surveys about citizen trust in the judicial system? 0 1
48 Is there Code of Ethics for judges? 0 1
49 Does the Code of Ethics regulate issues on conflict of interest, use of state property, gifts and favours and political activity? 0 4
50 Does the Code of Ethics define procedures to deal with violations of the Code? 0 1
51 Are there mechanisms for monitoring the implementation of the Code of Ethics? 0 1
52 Is Code of Ethics published? 0 1
53 Is there a separate body (such as Commission of Ethics) responsible for receiving complaints and the administration of them? 0 1
54 Is there mandatory ethics training for judges? 0 1
55 Is Integrity plan or any other internal anticorruption policy (which entails measures for prevention and elimination of various forms of corruptive and unethical behaviour within the institution) published? 0 1
56 In 2016/2017, did the Court Council conduct trainings/workshops or other educational activities for its officers on the topics such as conflict of interest/preventing corruption/whistleblowing in case of irregularities? 0 1
57 Are the obligations and deadlines for reporting of the courts towards to the Court Council defined? 0 1
58 Is there legal document that specify the content and form of work reports submitted to Court Council? 0 1
59 Did the court report the problems in the work report? 0 1
60 Is the mechanism for allocation of cases in courts established? 0 1
61 Are there safeguards against delay such as performance standards or normal times specified for various stages of judicial proceedings? 0 1
62 Does the annual report include information about disciplinary measures, complaints towards judges? 0 1