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Albanian Parliament to discuss seven draft laws of judicial reform package

Albanian National Assembly, Tirana; Photo: WikiCommons / Pudelek

ata_maliTIRANA – Albanian Parliament’s plenary session on Thursday envisages discussion of seven of the 27 draft laws on the judicial reform package that regulate the functioning of justice system institutions, after adoption of the constitutional reform, ATA reports.

Legal acts deal with the core functioning of the system and justice to citizens.

Among important draft laws on the package are amendments on the procedure codes, particularly on the criminal and civil procedure code.
Parliament’s Thursday session agenda foresees discussion of draft laws:
1. On Witness protection and justice collaborators
2. On Criminal Procedure Code
3. On Criminal Code
4. On Juvenile Justice Code
5. On Civil Procedure Code
6. On the organization and functioning of administrative courts and administrative disputes
7. On the organization and functioning of the Ministry of Justice

The 27 draft laws package is the second accompanying the judicial reform, adopted by consensus on 22 July. This reform was followed by the adoption of 7 priority laws on October, which established the new architecture of the system. Whereas the package of 27 draft laws will allow the efficient functioning of the judiciary system.

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