Public Presentation of CEGAS’s Policy Paper ‘’Advocating policy solution to effective legal remedies’’

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Within the framework of the Slovak and Balkan Public Policy Fund, on the 4th of April 2014 in Hotel New Star in Podgorica, The Center for Civic Freedoms, CEGAS, held a public presentation of their Policy Paper ‘’Advocating policy solution to effective legal remedies’’.

The Paper looks at the implementation of judicial remedies (in particular the constitutional appeal) in practice and the competitive relations between the Constitutional Court of Montenegro and regular courts, primarily the Supreme Court. Key factors affecting the effectiveness, admissibility and accessibility of national judicial remedies are assessed in the Paper, as well as the inter-sections between competitive authorities within constitutional and legislative frameworks. The Paper provides recommendations for better effectiveness of the national judicial remedies.

At the occasion of the public presentation, a series of recommendations for changes and amendments of the Law on Supreme Court were presented, that will enable the institution undertake a decisive role in protecting Human Rights and by its binding decisions, help the other courts pass judgments which won’t be disputed at the International Court for Human Rights.

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