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New Estonian Chief Justice is Dr. iur. Priit Pikamäe 13. September 13

As of today, 13 September, the new Estonian Chief Justice is Mr Priit Pikamäe. The Estonian Parliament appointed Mr Priit Pikamäe to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Estonia in May this year. According to the Estonian Courts' Act the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is nominated for a 9 year term.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Minister of Justice: I commend law enforcement authorities for successful international cooperation in an operation 14. November 11 The Estonian Minister of Justice Kristen Michal commended the Estonian Public Prosecutor’s Office, the police and the Estonian Forensic Science Institute for successfully carrying out an international operation that led to the arrest of persons suspected of widespread money laundering.

Estonian e-annual reporting voted best e-government solution of the world 14. May 11 The e-annual reporting environment, created by the Estonian Centre of Registers and Information Systems for entrepreneurs to enable filing annual reports electronically, was voted the best solution of its category from among more than 460 projects at the global e-solution contest World Summit Award 2011.

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