Secretariat General is established to perform the secretarial, administrative and financial duties of the Council.
Secretariat General consists of the Secretary General, five Deputies of the Secretary General, one of whom is elected from among the administrative judiciary judges and prosecutors, and a sufficient number of rapporteur judges and bureaus.
The Secretary General is appointed by the President of the Council from among three first class judges and prosecutors nominated by the Plenary Session with their consent.
The Deputies of the Secretary General are appointed by the President of the Council from among the judges and prosecutors allocated as first class with their consent.
In Secretariat General, there are also rapporteur judges appointed temporarily or permanently by the Plenary Session of the Council from among the judges and prosecutors who have at least five years of experience in their profession and who have been proved to provide beneficial services to the Council by their crowning achievements.
The personnel of the Council is appointed by transfer or first appointment. The persons to be appointed as civil servants first time shall be appointed by the President of the Council in accordance with an oral exam to be made by a panel composed by the president and if necessary according to a practical exam, from among the successful ones in the central examination for entering public service.
The duties of the Secretariat General are as follows;
- to conduct clerical services of the Council.
- to represent the Council by means of lawyers in the judicial or administrative cases and executive proceedings which the Council is party to; to follow up cases and to get them followed; to conduct legal services.
- to keep the credentials and personal files of judges and prosecutors.
- to conduct archive services of the Council.
- to perform duties set forth in laws for financial services and strategic development units.
- to conduct the procedures concerning the leaves and retirement of judges and prosecutors.
- to conduct the staff affairs of the Council members and the personnel working at the Council.
- to ensure that the National Judicial Network Information System is utilized in connection with the matters concerning the Council.