Document from CIS Legislation database © 2003-2017 SojuzPravoInform LLC

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of February 21, 2017 No. UP-4966

About measures for radical enhancement of structure and increase in efficiency of activities of judicial system of the Republic of Uzbekistan

One of priorities of further development of the country is consecutive democratization of judicial system, ensuring strict observance of the constitutional regulations about independence of judicial authority.

For the expired years considerable work on formation of court as independent and independent branch of the power, its transformation from repressive body in the past is carried out to authentic independent institute of the state designed to protect and protect reliably human rights and freedoms.

At the same time further enhancement of procedure for candidate screen and appointment to positions of judges is necessary. The highest qualification commission on selection and the recommendation to positions of judges has no accurate legal status, performs activities on a voluntary basis and is given limited authority.

Besides, availability of two supreme bodies of judicial authority - the Supreme Court and the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan leads to duplication of management functions by judicial system, does not provide single court practice.

Entry of judges of public vessels into structure of Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan, procedure for material and financial provision of activity of the courts of the general jurisdiction by judicial authorities do not correspond to the principle of independence of judicial authority.

The operating structure and the number of staff of system of courts do not provide rational distribution of office loading that requires their enhancement and optimization taking into account modern requirements.

Need of ensuring reliable judicial protection of the rights, freedoms, legitimate interests of citizens and subjects of entrepreneurship, realization of the constitutional regulation on implementation of administrative legal proceedings, and also increase in legal culture of the population cause creation of system of administrative courts.

For the purpose of further ensuring authentic independence, increase in efficiency of activities and the authority of judicial authority, enhancement of structure of courts and system of selection and appointment to positions of judges:

1. Form the Supreme judicial council of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - Council) which is body of judicial community and rendering assistance in ensuring compliance with the constitutional principle of independence of judicial authority in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2. Abolish the Highest qualification commission on selection and the recommendation to positions of judges in case of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan with transfer of the released 21 established posts of its executive office to Council.

3. Determine the main objectives of Council:

forming of the judicial case on the basis of competitive candidate screen to positions of judges, appointment of judges from among the most qualified and responsible specialists, and also making the recommendation for promotion to the leading judicial positions;

taking measures to prevention of violation of immunity of judges and intervention in their activities for administration of law;

organization of professional training, advanced training of judges, implementation of efficiency evaluation of their activities, and also initiation of question of encouragement of judges;

implementation of interaction with mass media, establishing dialogue with the population, consideration of appeals of physical persons and legal entities concerning observance by judges of rules of ethical behavior;

preparation of offers on further enhancement of the legislation in the judicial and legal sphere, to ensuring authentic independence of judicial authority and single court practice, increase in the access level to justice and qualities of its departure;

Full text available with active License only!

Disclaimer! This text was translated by AI translator and is not a valid juridical document. No warranty. No claim. More info

Effectively work with search system

Database include more 36000 documents. You can find needed documents using search system. For effective work you can mix any on documents parameters: country, documents type, date range, teams or tags.

Get help

If you cannot find the required document, or you do not know where to begin, go to Help section.

In this section, we’ve tried to describe in detail the features and capabilities of the system, as well as the most effective techniques for working with the database.

You also may open the section Frequently asked questions. This section provides answers to questions set by users.

Search engine created by SojuzPravoInform LLC. UI/UX design by Intelliants.