COMPLETED TRAINING OF JUDGES REGARDING THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAW AMENDING THE LAW ON EXTRA-JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS1.04.2013.
Ministry of Justice and Public Administration, the Ombudsman and the High Commissioner for Refugees – the Representative Office in Serbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding which aims at cooperation in resolving the issue of birth registration in birth registry books of the Roma people who are not registered in these official records.
Within the implementation of the Memorandum, the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration and the Judicial Academy, in cooperation with the Ombudsman, the Representative office of the High Commissioner for Refugees in Serbia and the Association PRAXIS in Belgrade, have organized a training of judges in the application of the provisions of the Law amending the Law on Extra-Judicial Proceedings which lays down the procedure of establishing the time and place of birth.
The last training on this topic was held on 29 March 2013 in Nis for the judges who hold office in the basic and high courts on the territory of the Appellate Court in Nis.
On the importance of improving the exercise of the right to entry in the birth registry books and the establishment of a systemic solution to this problem, among others, Jasmina Benmansur, Deputy Minister of Justice and Public Administration gave the opening remarks whereas the Assistant Professor Nikola Bodiroga, Faculty of Law of Belgrade University, talked about the application of provisions of the Law
In addition to this one, there have been trainings for judges who hold office in the basic and high courts from the area of appellate courts in Belgrade, Kragujevac and Novi Sad.