Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is a body managing the Academy and it is made up of nine members: four members appointed by the High Judicial Council from the ranks of judges; two members appointed by the State Prosecutorial Council from the ranks of prosecutors, and three members appointed by the Government, one of whom is the state secretary in the Ministry responsible for the judiciary, in charge of professional advancement of those employed in the judiciary and one is from among the employees of the Academy.

Competences of the Judicial Academy’s Steering Committee are to:

  • Pass the Statute and other acts of the Academy in keeping with the law and monitor its implementation; 

  • elect and relieve of duty Chairman of the Steering Committee; 

  • elect and relieve of duty Director of the Academy, based on previously conducted public competition no later than 30 days upon expiry of the deadline for submitting the applications for the public competition;

  • elect and relieve of duty members of the Programme Council;

  • monitor the principles of administrative legality of the Academy’s bodies;

  • adopt the programme of the entrance exam for the initial training;

  • adopt the Rulebook on the entrance exam for the initial training;

  • pass the Rulebook on the final exam of the initial training;

  • adopt initial training programmes and submit them to the High Judicial Council and State Prosecutorial Council for verification;

  • adopt continuous training programmes, with the approval of the High Judicial Council and the State Prosecutorial Council;

  • adopt training programme for judicial and prosecutorial staff, with the approval of the High Judicial Council and State Prosecutors’ Council;

  • adopt a special training programme for judicial assistants and trainees, with the approval of the High Judicial Council;

  • adopt a special training programme for prosecutorial assistants and trainees and submit it to the State Prosecutorial Council for verification;

  • pass an entrance exam programme for judicial and prosecutorial trainees;

  • adopt a training programme for mentors and lecturers;

  • decide on the amount of remuneration for mentors and lecturers;

  • adopt an annual report on the work of the Academy, as well as an annual statement of accounts;

  • give its approval for the decision on the appointment of the members to standing commissions;

  • pass its Rules of Procedure;

  • adopt draft budget of the Academy;

  • decide on the use of Academy’s funds, in keeping with the law;

  • perform other duties in keeping with the law and the Statute.

On February 12, 2019, the High Judicial Council made a decision to appoint a member of the Board of Directors of the Judicial Academy - Nebojša Đuričić, judges of the Second Basic Court in Belgrade

Members of the Steering Committee

1. Aleksandar Stepanović

Judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation in Belgrade, Acting President of the High Court in Belgrade and the Chairman of the Judicial Academy’s Steering Committee

Biography

2. Nebojša Đuričić

Judge of the Second Basic Court in Belgrade

Biography

3. Božidar Vujičić

Judge of the Supreme Court of Cassation

Biography

4. Leonida Popović

President of the Misdemeanour Appellate Court in Belgrade

Biography

5. Zorin Zogović

Deputy Appellate Public Prosecutor in Belgrade

Biography

6. Nataša Krivokapić

Senior Public Prosecutor in Belgrade

Biography

7. Radomir Ilić

State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice

8. Aleksandra Đurić

Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Justice

Biography

9. Marija Milaković

Head of the Department for Special Trainings at the Judicial Academy

Biography

Maja Mijatović

Steering Committee Secretary

Steering Committee Meetings