Expected results:

Inventory and cost benefit analyses of Misdemeanour Courts\’ premises conducted and an Action plan for all MCs\’ premises in order to reach a status in line with EU standards for court buildings drafted.

The project consists of three components:


Experts from Croatia, Germany and Slovenia will implement, under the first component, additional improvements in the court business processes in order to relieve judges of unnecessary tasks and to improve the efficiency of misdemeanour courts. Further components will focus on backlog mitigation, misdemeanour case law publication on the internet and improvement of working conditions in misdemeanour courts.

The project continues previous CARDS projects related to the strengthening of the judiciary and highlights the EU-commitment to facilitate Croatia in meeting EU-standards in this field also after closing Chapter 23 “Judiciary and Fundamental Rights”.

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