The suspension of the criminal and civil courts will be suspended until May 31, 2020, due to the pandemic of coronaio.
However, the secretariats of the courts and prosecutors of the country are fully operational, according to the Joint Ministerial Decision signed today, Friday, by the Minister of Justice, Costas Tsiaras, and the co-responsible Ministers of Health, Development & Investment, Citizen Protection, Labor, Labor & Social Affairs. Interior and National Defense. The specific issues related to the proper conduct of the work of the courts and prosecutors’ offices are regulated by decisions of their governing bodies.
At the same time, from Tuesday, June 2, the educational activity of the National School of Judicial Officers will resume, with the physical presence of both students and teachers, while the opening hours of the School will be extended.
The status of the partial suspension of the operation of the country’s courts and prosecutors’ offices as well as the suspension of legal and judicial deadlines, as was the case with the previous JMC, is extended until 31 May 2020.
Finally, a legislative regulation that will be enacted in the coming days stipulates that the re-introduction for discussion of the cases that were cancelled during the period of suspension of the operation of the civil courts will be done from home.