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17.12.2020|Ministry of Justice

Estonia has won the rights to host 2022 ISPCAN Congress

17.12.2020. Estonia has won the the right to host the annual  European Congress of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (ISPCAN). The event, which is expected to draw  600 international delegates to the city, will be held in June 2022.
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05.11.2020|Ministry of Justice

Estonia supports expanding the European Union’s IT agency eu-Lisa into the area of justice

30.10.2020. During yesterday’s cabinet meeting, the members of the Government gave their support to transferring cross-border IT solutions in the area of justice to the IT-agency eu-LISA.
Memorial candle at the memorial wall.
21.08.2020|Ministry of Justice

Victims of communism commemorated on Sunday

21.08.2020. On 23 August, a memorial ceremony and concert will take place at the Memorial to the Victims of Communism, on the occasion of the Remembrance Day for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes.
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22.05.2020|Ministry of Justice

The cause of insolvency will undergo more scrutinisation in the future

14 May 2020. During today’s session, the government approved the draft of the Minister of Justice under which an Insolvency Division will be established under the Competition Authority.
22.05.2020|Ministry of Justice

E-solutions can hereinafter be used during general meetings

18 May 2020. The Riigikogu adopted a law that extends the options for electronic solutions available to legal persons during meetings and simplifies adoption of decisions. The term prescribed for the submission of the annual report will also be extended this year.
Sign of notary office
03.04.2020|Ministry of Justice

Remote notarial authentication options to be significantly expanded

3.04.2020. The options of the recently launched remote notarial authentication will be expanded significantly. From now on, it will be possible to authenticate, for example, real estate transactions via the video bridge without leaving home or office. Although the new solution was initially planned to be tested gradually, the Ministry of Justice decided to speed up the implementation of remote authentication to limit the spread of the coronavirus and ensure vital public services at the same time.
Tip of the boat
03.04.2020|Ministry of Justice

Entrepreneurs in difficulty due to the crisis to receive extra time

3.04.2020. At today’s sitting, the Government approved the draft legislation suspending the obligation for companies to file for bankruptcy and imposing a ban on creditors filing for bankruptcy during the emergency situation and for a further period of two months. This amendment provides entrepreneurs with an opportunity to adapt their economic activities to the current situation and use the state aid measures.
03.04.2020|Ministry of Justice

More digital solutions can be used in criminal proceedings

3.04.2020. Yesterday, The Government approved the draft legislation submitted by the Ministry of Justice, making it possible to use more digital solutions in criminal and misdemeanour proceedings and, therefore, reduce physical contact in the performance of procedural acts. This is part of the consolidated draft legislation prepared by the Government to combat COVID-19. 
18.03.2020|Ministry of Justice

State-of-emergency legislation and translations are available at Riigi Teataja

18.03.2020. To ensure that state-of-emergency legislation could be found from a single place, this information is available on the website of Riigi Teataja in the form of direct links.  
Court hammer and Estonian flag
14.05.2019|Ministry of Justice

The judicial proceedings of Estonia are still the most efficient and quickest in Europe

30.04.2019. For several consecutive years, Estonia has been at the second place among Member States of the European Union in a freshly published comparative table of justice systems called “Justice Scoreboard 2019” thanks to the efficiency and speed of the judicial system.