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The High Council of Justice of the Kingdom of Belgium is a constitutional body, autonomous from the legislative, the executive, and the judiciary. The Council commenced its activities in 2000 and its tasks include setting the requirements for the training of judges and prosecutors, submitting motions for the appointment of judges, issuing opinions on draft acts, performing audits in the judiciary and processing individual complaints against the activities of judicial authorities. The composition of the High Council of Justice refl ects the multinational structure of the state, each of the communities has equal representation in the Council. The members of the Council are selected from among judges, prosecutors and representatives of Belgian society.