E-Justice and the extradition of wanted persons discussed by Law Office heads and Greek Justice Minister

Electronic justice and the extradition procedure for wanted persons were the main subject of Wednesday’s meeting between the Deputy Attorney General of the Republic, Savvas Angelides, and the Minister of Justice of the Hellenic Republic, Konstantinos Tsiaras, in which the Attorney General of the Republic, George Savvides, participated online, according to an announcement by the Law Office.

As stated, in relation to the issue of e-Justice the heads of the Law Office and the Greek Minister had a mutual briefing on the digital practices applied in the justice system in Cyprus and Greece, with the Attorney General informing on the actions taken so far at national level, while particular reference was made of the implementation of the i-Justice programme in the Cypriot Courts, as an interim solution to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the smooth functioning of the Courts, pending the implementation of the integrated e-Justice system, which is part of the Action Plan for the reform of the Courts.

In this context, it is added that Savvides also briefed on the set of reforms being promoted in the justice sector with the primary objective of addressing the long delays in the adjudication of cases, as well as the ongoing effort within the Law Office for its reorganization and modernization.

For his part, Tsiaras explained, according to the announcement, the structure of the Greek judicial system, emphasizing the changes adopted for the digitalization of the Greek justice system, saying that this is a reform cycle that was initiated to solve pathologies in the Greek judicial system, in particular, the delay in the adjudication of cases.

On the second issue, Angelides and Tsiaras exchanged views on the execution of European arrest warrants and extradition procedures of wanted persons at national level and discussed technical legal problems arising from their experiences and ways to solve them, the announcement concluded.

It is also noted that the Greek Minister was accompanied at the meeting by the Greek Ambassador to Cyprus, Ioannis Papameletiou, and a delegation of officials of the Greek Ministry of Justice. Afterwards, the Deputy Attorney General hosted a lunch in honour of the Minister and the Greek delegation.

It is reminded that Konstantinos Tsiaras is visiting Cyprus at the invitation of the Minister of Justice and Public Order.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

E-Justice and the extradition of wanted persons discussed by Law Office heads and Greek Justice Minister

Electronic justice and the extradition procedure for wanted persons were the main subject of Wednesday’s meeting between the Deputy Attorney General of the Republic, Savvas Angelides, and the Minister of Justice of the Hellenic Republic, Konstantinos Tsiaras, in which the Attorney General of the Republic, George Savvides, participated online, according to an announcement by the Law Office.

As stated, in relation to the issue of e-Justice the heads of the Law Office and the Greek Minister had a mutual briefing on the digital practices applied in the justice system in Cyprus and Greece, with the Attorney General informing on the actions taken so far at national level, while particular reference was made of the implementation of the i-Justice programme in the Cypriot Courts, as an interim solution to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the smooth functioning of the Courts, pending the implementation of the integrated e-Justice system, which is part of the Action Plan for the reform of the Courts.

In this context, it is added that Savvides also briefed on the set of reforms being promoted in the justice sector with the primary objective of addressing the long delays in the adjudication of cases, as well as the ongoing effort within the Law Office for its reorganization and modernization.

For his part, Tsiaras explained, according to the announcement, the structure of the Greek judicial system, emphasizing the changes adopted for the digitalization of the Greek justice system, saying that this is a reform cycle that was initiated to solve pathologies in the Greek judicial system, in particular, the delay in the adjudication of cases.

On the second issue, Angelides and Tsiaras exchanged views on the execution of European arrest warrants and extradition procedures of wanted persons at national level and discussed technical legal problems arising from their experiences and ways to solve them, the announcement concluded.

It is also noted that the Greek Minister was accompanied at the meeting by the Greek Ambassador to Cyprus, Ioannis Papameletiou, and a delegation of officials of the Greek Ministry of Justice. Afterwards, the Deputy Attorney General hosted a lunch in honour of the Minister and the Greek delegation.

It is reminded that Konstantinos Tsiaras is visiting Cyprus at the invitation of the Minister of Justice and Public Order.

Source: Cyprus News Agency