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The ENCJ General Assembly adopted the Compendium on Councils for the Judiciary on 29 October. The compendium is a summary of the statements, declarations and reports that the ENCJ has adopted on Councils for the Judiciary since its establishment in 2004 with some new standards and recommendations added. New standards touch upon the the composition of Councils, security of tenure, Presidency of the Council, incompetences and the need for codes of conduct for the Councils. Lastly the compendium deals with the cooperation between Councils in the EU.