The reform of the judicial system of the Republic of Uzbekistan
The following achievements can speak to the functioning of an independent judicial system in the Republic of Uzbekistan: constitutionally set guarantees and principles that comply with the universal norms of international law; the procedures of selection, appointment and dismissal of the judicial corps in compliance with the legislation of Uzbekistan; strict procedures, in accordance with the legislation, of administration of justice on criminal, administrative, civil and economic cases; statutory responsibility for interfering into court activity.
Number of measures on enforcing the independence of courts have been taken. The following achievements have become a considerable step forward in reforming the court system: specialization of courts on criminal, civil, and economic cases; introduction of appeal and conciliation institutions; liberalization of punishment; pretrial investigation and detention terms’ cutback. Necessary changes have been introduced to the legislative norms that prevent interference of the prosecutors into court proceedings.
The cassation system has been reformed, which gave citizens the right to personally and directly protect their rights when they disagree with court decision. Legal mechanisms have created, which provided the equality of the defence and prosecution in the court and the realization of the competition principle.
The system of working with complaints against illegal actions of authorities, which is based on the rule of law including institutional-legal mechanism, has been established
The Department on Court Decisions Supervision has been created in the Ministry of Justice, and courts have been freed from extrinsic functions.
One of the main tasks of the judicial reforms in Uzbekistan is to ensure effective protection of constitutional rights and freedom of citizens, primarily the right for defence from groundless criminal prosecution and interference into his/her private life, personal immunity, as well as the right for fair justice.
At the same time the essence of reforms in the country on further democratic renewal of social life, country’s modernization and results on liberalization of court – judicial system require the abolishment of death sentence and replacement it by life or long-term imprisonment.
Depending on the norms of international law, the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which stipulates the right to live, as well as to conduct the concrete measures on further liberalization of criminal penalty, on august 1, 2005, the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On abolishment of death penalty” was issued, providing for its full cancellation from January 1, 2008.
Abolishment of death sentence requires wide range of explanatory works among the population, preparing them to be ready for changes on further liberalization of criminal penalty, as well as solution of financial and organizational matters.
At the meantime, in Uzbekistan, it is being carried out the measures on making the amendments and additions to the national legislation, taking into account the international experience, as well as creating conditions for abolishment of death penalty.
For the last years it was conducted the considerable work on improving the activity of law-enforcement bodies in the legality sense, strengthening the authority of courts as a guaranty of effective protection of human rights, insuring the independence of courts and their role in building legal state and strong civil society.
With the aim of further liberalization of court-judicial system, ensuring step-by-step and consequent transfer to the courts the right to issue sanctions on undertaking measures of procedural compulsion related to the constraints of constitutional human rights and freedoms, and in accordance with the articles 19, 25 and 44 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan stipulating citizens’ rights on court defense, in August 8, 2005 Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On transfer to the courts the rights to issue on detention” has been issued. From January 1, 2008 the right to issue sanction on detention of suspects or accused of committing crime will be under courts’ jurisdiction what is an important basis for the introduction of “Habeas Corps” institute in Uzbekistan.
With the aim of creation of legal mechanisms for issuing court sanctions on detention in accordance with the aforementioned Decree Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan along with Supreme court, General Procuracy, Ministry of Interior and National Security Service of the Republic of Uzbekistan have developed a draft of Law on amending the Criminal-procedural Code and Laws “On Courts”, “On Procuracy”. This draft was presented to the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan for consideration.
During the preparation of this bill foreign countries’ experience on detention was taken into account.
The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Berlin
Perleberger Str. 62
Tel.: 030 39 40 98 -0; - 13
Fax: 030 39 40 98 62
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release The reform of the judicial system of the Republic of Uzbekistan here
News-ID: 8908 • Views: 1676
More Releases from Embassy of Uzbekisan in Berlin
"Atlas Bairami" Festival
"Atlas Bairami" festival will be held from 15 to 17 September in the city of Margilan. The festival is held from 2015. "Atlas Bairami" festival contributes to the further development and popularization of national handicraft and tourism, the expansion of cooperation between artisans. Leading masters of traditional textile and clothing design, artisans, art scientists, art managers, specialists in the field of traditional crafts management take part in the festival. During the festival master
MAHALLA IS A SECULAR, MODERN MECHANISM OF SELF-GOVERNANCE
Modern Uzbekistan has established itself in the global environment of political, economic and cultural relations as a competent independent state that has uniqueness and its own independent position. A rich experience of building cornerstone societal elements including the economy, socio-political relationships and the social sphere has been accumulated in the country. A conceptual basis to reforming different areas of life was developed by the President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov. These
Uzbek President's Book Presented in Kuwait
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov’s book “The Uzbek people will never depend on anyone” was presented at the Kuwait National University. The representatives of the Kuwait government, social and political figures, teaching faculty at the university, heads of diplomatic missions and members of Uzbek delegation led by the State adviser to the President of Uzbekistan Mr. Shukhrat Yovkochev attended the presentation. [in Uzbek] [in Russian]The Rector of the Kuwait
Uzbek president receives head of German business delegation
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received chairman of Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations (Germany) Klaus Mangold at presidential resident Oqsaroy on 23 May. Uzbek leader pointed out, that Germany is one of the main trade and economic partners of Uzbekistan. \"Each your visit gives new rates to mutual cooperation,\" said Islam Karimov. \"The worthy fact, that this time the delegation, which you head, include young businessmen as well.\" During
More Releases for Uzbekistan
Hydropower masterplan: Massive potential for Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan’s economy is growing, and in parallel with that its energy consumption. The government is therefore looking to invest in a reliable and sustainable power supply. A number of hydropower plants are already in operation, and more are to follow. The masterplan for this system development is to be prepared by hydropower specialists from Tractebel. On 18 June 2020, representatives from Tractebel Germany signed the contract for the preparation of
BS/2 Awarded for Achievements in Uzbekistan
The banking technologies company Penkių kontinentų bankinės technologijos (BS/2) of Penki Kontinentai Group received an exceptional award from the world leader of the banking and trade equipment Diebold Nixdorf for successful business development in Uzbekistan. The Special Achievement Banking 2019 award was presented to BS/2 at the Banking Eurasia Partner Summit, held in Rome (Italy) on April 8-10. Over 120 delegates from 30 countries participated in the annual event, shared strategic
Uzbekistan Insurance Industry Share, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022
Timetrics 'The Insurance Industry in Uzbekistan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Uzbek insurance industry, including - - The Uzbek insurance industry's growth prospects by segment and category - A comprehensive overview of the Uzbek economy and demographics - Details of the competitive landscape in the Uzbek insurance industry - The various distribution channels in the Uzbek insurance industry - Details of regulatory policy
Agrochemicals Market in Uzbekistan
ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Uzbekistan: Agrochemicals: Market Intelligence (2016-2021) to its growing collection of premium market research reports. The report “Uzbekistan: Agrochemicals: Market Intelligence (2016-2021)” provides market intelligence on the different market segments, based on type, active ingredient, formulation, crop, and pest. Market size and forecast (2016-2021) has been provided in terms of both, value (000 USD) and volume (000 KG) in the report. A
The Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan
"On guaranties of activities of the non-state non-profit organizations" The law was adopted by the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis on October 11, 2006 and approved by the Senate on December 1, 2006. Chapter 1. General provisions Article 1. The aim of the Law The present Law is aimed at regulating relations in the area of provision of guaranties for the activities of non-state non-profit organizations, ensuring protection of their rights and legal
President of Uzbekistan to visit Singapore
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will pay a state visit to Singapore during 24-26 January 2006 on the invitation of this country’s President Sellapan Ramanathan. At the meetings that are going to take place during the visit, the sides will consider expansion of Uzbek-Singapore cooperation and important international problems of mutual interest. A number of bilateral documents are expected to be signed during the visit, aimed at deepening the two nations’ cooperation