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Ministry receives two bids in new call for delegated prosecutors

Ljubljana – The Justice Ministry confirmed it had received two applications for the two posts of Slovenia’s European delegated prosecutors in the second nomination procedure. Matej Oštir and Tanja Frank Eler, the candidates that had been rejected in the first call, have already said they have applied.

Justice Ministry state secretary steps down

Ljubljana – Anže Erbežnik, a state secretary at the Justice Ministry, has stepped down after less than a month on the job, the ministry confirmed for the STA.

Erbežnik was named to the post on 22 June, a week after Marjan Dikaučič was appointed minister following the resignation of Lilijana Kozlovič over the government’s refusal to appoint two European delegated prosecutors.

One country in Europe faces lockdown and introducing curfews

Indoor discos will not work, the working hours of stores are limited, as well as the number of customers, and curfew is introduced.
Catalonia, the epicenter of the fifth wave of the pandemic, is preparing to ask the regional judiciary for the green light to introduce curfew in the most affected cities, including Barcelona, Catalan media report.

Peak in Covid-19 Infections Makes Spain Turning back to Restrictions

Closing of discos indoors, restrictions on working hours or the number of customers and even the return of curfew: facing a sudden explosive increase in the number of new cases of COVID-19, various regions of Spain are gradually returning anti-cancer measures, BTA reported, citing AFP .

Spain Mulls Bringing back Curfews to Counter Surging Covid-19 Infection Rate and Save Summer Season

Spain's Canary Islands and Mediterranean region of Valencia have asked the government to bring back curfews to counter a soaring Covid-19 infection rate among unvaccinated youngsters that is threatening the summer tourism season.

France to savour new lifting of COVID restrictions

People in France will on June 9 be able to enjoy indoor dining and staying out until 11:00 pm for the first time in months under a new relaxation of COVID rules, as cases fall and vaccinations rise.   

In a key new phase of the programme relaxing the lockdown, diners will be able to go inside cafes and restaurants, terrace consumption having already resumed on May 19.    

CCR rules special Section for Judicial Crimes is constitutional, offers interpretation of CJEU relevant decision

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) rejected today several constitutional challenges to Law No. 304/2004 on judicial organization and also unanimously quashed challenges to several articles in OUG No. 90/2018 on specific measures for rendering operational the Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ).