The justice commission shall consist of two (2) members and one (1) substitute member. The justice commission shall be assisted by the EBEL Office when necessary. The justice commission consists of two (2) highly experienced, competent lawyers and one (1) substitute member. The board is independent, not bound by instruction and is not accountable to anyone for its decisions.
It shall be the duty of the justice commission to act as the sole decider of the matters brought before it, as if the members presiding over a case were judges in a civil proceeding.
The justice commission’s decision can be adopted in a formal hearing, by correspondence, by telephone or by video conference. The chairman shall decide the modality to be used. The justice commission must convene for a formal hearing, if the chairman so decides, or if the accused party requests a formal hearing.
The justice commission shall make its decision by simple majority of the votes. No member may abstain from voting.