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E.g., 17.11.2019
E.g., 17.11.2019

4.05.2017. The Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu makes preparations for the Estonian presidency of the EU Council and meets in Brussels the key persons of the European Commission and the European Parliament in the field of justice. Today the Minister met Claude Moraes, member of the European Parliament.


25.10.2016 The project led by the Ministry of Justice has ended as a result of which the dynamic forms of the European Certificate of Succession and its application are shortly available through the e-Justice Portal. As a consequence of this project guidelines were prepared to improve the availability of information by using IT means in international succession matters.


The Ministry of Justice has sent the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the draft for accession to the Lanzarote convention protecting children from sexual exploitation and abuse for the Government to approve the draft. Acceding to a convention is helping to protect children even more in case of cross-border crimes. 

A project, which lasted for four years, ended in 2014 in the course of which sworn translators translated all Estonian acts into English while being coordinated by the Ministry of Justice.
19.05.2014. The volume of international judicial cooperation grows considerably every year, as increasingly more Estonians are living abroad and there is more communication both in civil and criminal proceedings
15.05.2014. It came evident from the analysis conducted by the Ministry of Justice that courts impose on foreigners who have committed criminal offences in Estonia more frequently expulsion as supplementary punishment and also apply in this connection prohibitions on entry up to several years.
Today at an international conference the Minister of Justice Andres Anvelt claimed to support the lowering of voting age as pertaining to local government elections


Updated: 21.01.2015 - 16:09