The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) publishes today its 4th evaluation report on European judicial systems

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) publishes today its 4th evaluation report on European judicial systems
# 20 September 2012 14:56 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Victoria Dementieva - APA. The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) publishes today its 4th evaluation report on European judicial systems within the framework of the Conference of Ministers of Justice, APA reports.

This report presents quantitative and qualitative data from 46 member states, therefore, providing the Council of Europe with a detailed picture of the daily operation of courts in Europe. This report is unique regarding the number of subjects treated and countries concerned. This new edition presents a refined, complete and updated analysis of the functioning of the justice systems in Europe.

The report features on Azerbaijan: as a result of its rapid economic development, this country keeps conducting large-scales judicial-legal reforms and increasing significantly the overall budget of judiciary. Nevertheless, trends can be indicated from the elements provided by several member states. The overall budget of justice has increased in several states since 2008 (while taking into account the evolution of the exchange rates) of more than 50 %.

In Azerbaijan, following the economic development and intensive judicial and legal reforms, large-scale projects for improving the judiciary have been implemented, especially investments for developing a unified concept (standards) for designing court buildings, the construction of innovative court buildings (court complexes), the implementation of modern ICT projects in courts and a significant increase in the number of judges and court staff. The increase in the budget allocated to computerization of courts is due to a major political investment of state towards e-government and e-justice systems.
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