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European Civil Justice Day 2006

 
European Day of civil justice

European Civil Justice Day and European "Crystal Scales" prize

The European Civil Justice Day, established in 2003 by the Council of Europe and the European Commission, takes place on 25 October each year.
It aims at making civil justice more comprehensive to the European public.

As part of the European Civil Justice Day, the European "Crystal Scales" prize will be awarded for innovative practices in the way in which the public service of civil justice works.

 

European "Crystal Scales" prize

en  26.10.2006 - The Regional Court of Linz wins the "Crystal Scales of Justice" Prize

The 2006 "Crystal Scales of Justice" Prize has been awarded on 26th October in Paris to the Regional Court of Linz, Austria.

The winning initiative is the Court's Service Centre PDF 705 KB (PDF 705 KB), a central point where citizens obtain all necessary information and can apply for the Court's services.

A special price has been awarded to two other initiatives: The experience of electronic auctions PPT 107 KB (PPT 107 KB), proposed by the Superior Court of Murcia, Spain, and the Electronic notice board of the courts and experts lists, submitted by the Austrian Ministry of Justice.

 

fr 26.10.2006 - Le Tribunal régional de Linz gagne le Prix "Balance de cristal"

Le Prix "Balance de cristal" 2006 a été attribué le 26 octobre à Paris au Tribunal régional de Linz, Autriche.

L'initiative gagnante est le Centre de Service en PDF 705 KB (PDF 705 KB) du Tribunal, un guichet unique où le citoyen obtient toute information nécessaire et peut effectuer toutes les démarches auprès du Tribunal.

Un prix spécial a été attribué à deux autres initiatives: L'expérience des ventes aux enchères électroniques, proposé par le Tribunal supérieur de Murcia, Espagne, et Le Carnet de bord électronique des tribunaux et listes d'experts soumis par le Ministère de la justice autrichien.

 

en 04.10.2006 - 3 initiatives selected

In the framework of the 4th European Day of Civil Justice, the European Commission and the Council of Europe have organised, for the second time, the Prize Crystal scales of justice, which awards the innovative practises improving the quality of civil justice.

A jury consisting of eleven eminent European lawyers met in Strasbourg on the 4th October to consider eighteen entries from judicial and governmental institutions from nine European countries and decided to commend 6 projects from which three initiatives were selected to run for the award of the Crystal Scales prize, namely: The Service Centre ( Regional Court of Linz), Enforcement of judgements without borders: the experience of electronic auctions ( Secretariat of Murcia Superior Court) and Electronic notice board of the courts and experts lists (COURTPUB) (Austrian Ministry of Justice).

Also the projects presented by the courts of Turin (Italy), Créteil (France) and Manchester (United Kingdom) have been "highly commended" by the jury.

The "Crystal scales of justice" prize will be awarded, between the 3 selected initiatives, on 26th October in Paris, in the framework of the 8th Conference of Presidents of Supreme courts of the Council of Europe.

 

fr 04.10.2006 - 3 initiatives sélectionnées

Dans le cadre de la 4ème Journée européenne de la justice civile, la Commission européenne et le Conseil de l'Europe ont organisé, pour la 2ème fois, le Prix Balance de cristal, qui récompense les pratiques innovantes concourant à la qualité de la justice civile.

Un jury constitué de 11 éminents juristes européens s'est réuni à Strasbourg le 4 octobre pour examiner les 18 candidatures d’institutions judiciaires ou étatiques provenant de 9 pays européens et a décidé d’honorer 6 projets parmi lesquels 3 initiatives ont été sélectionnées afin de concourir à l’attribution du «Prix Balance de cristal », à savoir: Le Service centre ( Tribunal régional de Linz-Autriche), L'exécution sans frontière des jugements :l'expérience des ventes aux enchères électroniques ( Direction du Secrétariat du Tribunal supérieur de justice de la région de Murcia –Espagne) et Le Carnet de bord électronique des tribunaux et listes d'experts (COURTPUB) (Ministère de la justice autrichien).

Des mentions spéciales ont été attribuées aux tribunaux de Turin (Italie), Créteil (France) et Manchester (Royaume-Uni).

Le prix "Balance de cristal" sera décerné parmi les trois projets retenus le 26 octobre 2006 à Paris, dans le cadre de la 8ème Conférence des Présidents des Cours Suprêmes du Conseil de l'Europe.

 

Documents:

Rules European "Crystal Scales" prize 2006 en fr PDF 36 KB (PDF 36 KB)
Entry form en fr Word 63 KB(Word 63 KB)

More information en fr PDF 14 KB (PDF 14 KB) and 2005 edition PDF 148 KB (PDF 148 KB) of the European "Crystal Scales" prize

 

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European Civil Justice Day

National events:
 

Czech Republic   Germany   Spain   Italy   Latvia   Slovenia   Finland

 

Czech Republic

Thursday 26 October 2006 at the castle in Kromeriz

The Ministry of Justice will organise in cooperation with the czech Judicial academy and the support of the TAIEX a seminar on proposals of new EU regulations (small claims and EPO) for about 250 judges and legal experts from Czech Republic and Slovakia.

 

Germany

Thursday 19 October 2006 at the Landesgericht (County Court) Bonn

Discussions on cross border custody cases with the public as well as with experts in international family law from Germany and the Netherlands

The event is organised by the Landesgericht Bonn and the Generalbundesanwalt beim Bundesgrichtshof, Dienststelle Bundeszentralregister Bonn; with the participation of the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands.

 

Spain

Wednesday 25 to Sunday 29 October 2006 at the Supreme Court Madrid

An Open Doors Week is organised at the Supreme Court in Madrid

See the poster es of the event

 

Italy

Wednesday 25 October 2006 at the Milano Courthouse (Palazzo di Giustizia di Milano)

A meeting for legal professionals is organised at the Milano Courthouse to inform and reflect about European civil law and the recent reform of civil procedures.

Programme it PDF 39 KB (PDF 39 KB)

 

Latvia

Friday 13 October 2006

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia organises practical trainings for judges and their assistants.

The practical trainings will be focused on topics concerning the completion of forms of mutual legal assistance in the field of judicial cooperation in civil matters by using computers and internet resources, as well as training on practical use of Atlas of European Judicial Network in civil matters.

 

Slovenia

Wednesday 25 October 2006

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia, the Higher Court of Ljubljana and the District Court of Ljubljana organise a presentation of the work of a judge and the main fields of Civil Law to students and journalists, given by dr. Mateja Končina Peternel, Head of the Civil Department, Higher Court of Ljubljana

Press release PDF 129 KB (PDF 129 KB)

 

Finland

Wednesday 25 October 2006

Guided tours, short lectures, distribution of information material concerning court proceedings in civil law and legal aid will take place in many District Courts and some Administrative Courts all around Finland.

Finnish television and radio will broadcast programs on civil justice.

 

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