The Minister of Justice, Renata Deskoska announced today that she has made a decision with which during next year there will be a continuous monitoring of the AKMIS system in all 16 courts.

The problems with the information system for automatic allocation of cases (AKMIS), its non-functioning and the bigger influence on part of human intervention were determined with the reports issued by the Working group that was formed by the Ministry of Justice. The findings of the irregularities were published during the summer.

Additionally, Deskoska announced that the changes in the Laws of courts and the Law of Judicial Council will enter this week in the parliamentary procedure. As was announced by the Minister at today’s roundtable where the draft version of the analysis of the evaluation of the regulative of the Law of courts was presented, organized by the Institute for European Policy (EPI), almost all recommendations from the Venice Commission were applied in the new draft-laws.

-The additional recommendation that we received this month from the Venetian Commission were implemented. We are headed towards the Parliament with a completely enclosed package. I hope that all of the 120 MPs will have the strength and virtue to support these changes because they are already verified by the Venice Commission, that supports that reconciliation of the legal legislation with the European standards – stressed Deskoska.

As key changes in the part that refers to the Law of courts, MInister Deskoska stated the changes that refer to the basis for determining disciplinary responsibilities among the judges. Among the major changes in the Law of Judicial Council is the basis for determining the responsibility of the members of the Judicial Council regarding their work. The procedures for determining disciplinary responsibilities are being more simplified, including the dismissal of judges.