Parliament adopted the draft amendment to the “Law on General Courts of Georgia“ in the third reading with 101 votes.
The Chairman of the Human Rights Protection and Civil Integration Committee, Mikheil Sarjveladze , while presenting the draft law, said that this fulfills the 11th point of the recommendations of the European Union.
“I would like to thank the working group. As you know, this package is the one that completes the 11th point of the twelve point plan. I want to say that practically all the recommendations and opinions that arose within the framework of the working group are reflected in this legislative package in the draft of the amendment of various legislative acts, and therefore we can say that after the vote today, this one point has been fully implemented, and I would like to thank everyone who contributed to it. – said Mikheil Sarjveladze.
The essence of the change lies in the fact that the existence of a structural unit with the function of analyzing the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights will be mandatory in the Supreme and Appeal Courts, the function of which is to facilitate access to the case law of the European Court of Human Rights for judges, periodic analysis of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights and information and publishing activities in the mentioned direction. will be implemented.