Albania: Suspension of courts’ function will be extended until April 22

Albania: Suspension of courts’ function will be extended until April 22

The Albanian Supreme Judicial Council has decided to continue suspending the judicial activity and services of all courts of the Republic of Albania until April 22, 2020.

With a press release, the Supreme Judicial Council clarifies that only urgent matters are excluded from this decision.

“Given the continuing state of natural disaster in the country caused by the COVID-19 virus, the Supreme Judicial Council has decided to extend the suspention of activities and judicial services in all courts of the Republic of Albania until April 22, 2020, apart from urgent matters”, the statement said.

“The Supreme Judicial Council expresses its utmost appreciation to the judges and their staff, who are obliged to offer their services to the public even now, under difficult working conditions”, the Supreme Judicial Council says in a statement./ibna