Ministry of Justice

JusMin Predoiu to attend JHA Council informal meeting in Zagreb

Romania's Justice Minister Catalin Predoiu will be attending an informal meeting of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA) in Zagreb, Croatia, on January 23 and 24. According to a press statement released on Thursday by the Ministry of Justice, this is the first meeting of the JHA Council at ministerial level held under the Croatian presidency of the Council of the European Union.

MJ Memorandum proposing dissolution of SIIJ among items on gov't meeting agenda

The Memorandum on the organisation and functioning of the Special Section for Investigating Magistrates (SIIJ), drafted by the Ministry of Justice, which proposes the very dissolution of the SIIJ, is among the items on the government's Friday evening meeting agenda. The meeting will start at 8.00 pm on Friday evening, with the said Memorandum being among the normative acts to be discussed.

Saudi Arabia Banned Early Marriages

Saudi Arabia has become yet another country that has banned early marriages after years of debate. The minimum legal age for marriage is now 18, the Saudi newspaper Saudi Gazette reported, quoted by RIA Novosti.

Justice Minister Walid Al-Samani has already sent a new law to all local courts.

According to UNICEF, 39,000 children marry daily in the world.

Montenegrin Justice Minister has Final Say on ‘Gulenist’ Extradition

The Justice Minister of Montenegro must decide whether to extradite an alleged supporter of the exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulenist to Turkey, after the Appeal Court in Podgorica on Monday rejected his appeal against the earlier ruling of a local court.

Acting JusMin Birchall to convene CVM committee

Acting Justice Minister Ana Birchall said on Tuesday that she will convene the committee dealing with the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) in an urgent meeting to devise an action plan for the implementation of the recommendations contained in the European Commission report on Romania's progress under CVM, showing that one explicit aim in the report is the disbandment of the Specia

The Escaped Prisoners from the Prison in Stara Zagora are Moldovan Citizens

The escaped prisoners in Stara Zagora are Moldovan citizens, BGNES reported.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

The Ministry of Justice announced that at the Stara Zagora Prison Hostel at the Stara Zagora Prison, the members of the security guards found that two prisoners had escaped by overcoming a security facility.