Positive evaluations on the work of courts in 2013

Positive evaluations on the work of courts in 2013

Skopje, April 14, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

Courts in FYR Macedonia have been positively evaluated as far as their work and efficiency is concerned during last year.

A report published today by the Supreme Court of the country, pointed out that the deadlines have been complied with and there’s been good quality at work.

“From the report, we can see that courts in 2013 have been efficient and have achieved a high quality, except for 3 courts. They are the Supreme Administrative Court, Ohrid’s Court of First Instance and Shtip’s Court of First Instance”, said Lidija Nedelkovska, chief judge at the Supreme Court.

The report has been drafted and analyzed by members of this court, who have also pointed out negative results in several procedures or cases.

The general assessment is that the majority of the courts of the country in 2013 have successfully resolved judicial procedures and judicial cases.

According to the figures which have been made public, Court of Appeal has resolved 41.373 out of 46.371 judicial cases, which means 1 thousand cases more than 2012.

Courts of first instance have carried forward 175.306 cases from 2012 into 2013.

Other cases which have been registered amount to 424.148, while solved cases amount to 439.698 cases. This has reduced the number of cases by 15.865 compared to last year. Such trend has also been registered in other courts of the country. /ibna/