• JUSTICE WITHOUT DELAYS

  • JUSTICE WITHOUT DELAYS

  • JUSTICE WITHOUT DELAYS

Start of the Implementation Period: April 2017

Action Plan for the civil sectionAction Plan for the criminal section and Brochure of the Court

End of Implementation Period: November 2017

First results:

General civil and commercial cases

In the post-implementation study, the civil and commercial cases last for an average of 91 days or 3 months and 3.7 hearings. Concerning this indicator, the court's intention to reduce the duration to 4.5 hearings per case has been reached and exceeded.
With regard to the productivity of hearings, in the post-implementation study 73% of  are considered productive, with 27% of the sessions being considered unproductive. Compared to the initial study, this finding shows a significant improvement, where the percentage of unproductive sessions decreased from 35% in the initial study to 27% in the first study post-implementation.

 

Family section cases

Family civil cases last for an average of 99 days or 3.3 months and 3.8 hearings. Regarding this indicator, it is noticed that the court's intention to reduce the duration in 4 hearings was achieved. Also, the duration on days / months is estimated to be improved, with a reduction of about one month. The findings represent a relatively high percentage of productivity of the hearings, which is at the rate of 71%, while 29% of hearings are considered unproductive. Compared to the initial study, this finding shows a significant improvement, where the percentage of unproductive sessions decreased from 37% in the initial study to 29% in the 1st study post-implementation.

 

Criminal cases

Criminal cases last for an average of 58.4 days or 1.9 months and 3.2 hearings. Compared with the results of the initial study, where criminal cases lasted an average of 69.2 days or 2.3 months and 3.5 sessions, an improvement in duration was observed in days, with about 11 days.
Findings represent a relatively high percentage of the productivity of hearings, which results to be 78% for the criminal cases analyzed. This percentage indicates a reduction in the number of unproductive sessions. Specifically, the percentage of unproductive hearings in criminal cases has dropped from 25% in the initial study to 22% in the 1st study post-implementation.

 

Criminal cases with the new procedural rules

The criminal cases adjudicated under the new procedural rules, pursuant to the recent amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC), last an average of 78.5 days or 2.6 months and 3.9 sessions. Findings represent a relatively high percentage of the Productivity of hearings, which results to be at the rate of 72% for the criminal cases analyzed.

 

 

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