For several years in a row, Estonian administrative and county courts have been closed. Estonia ranks fifth in Europe in time for civil cases and second for administrative cases.
At the same time, the Scoreboard does point out that there is a need for more and more people to go to court. However, at about 50 euros per person, the budget is one of the smallest in the EU.
“I am very pleased that, despite the fact that we have been able to do so, we have been able to do so. Having said that, the Scoreboard does point to room for improvement in many other areas, ”said Villu Kõve, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, commenting on the news.
The case has not been resolved in 2016 or 21 in 2017. The caseload, or number of pending cases, has not been reported.
The Justice Scoreboard is published by the European Commission. Rather than evaluating the functioning of the national systems. Information is provided by the European Commission on the Judiciary of the Judiciary (ENCJ); organizations. The Scoreboard is available on the Europeanka website.