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News of the Year 2018 — Supreme Court of the Russian Federation

News of the Year 2018

25 – 26 September

The International Legal Forum of the Asia-Pacific Region, organized by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and hosted by the Far Eastern Federal University, took place in the city of Vladivostok for the tenth time.

The anniversary forum was attended by more than 140 participants from different countries, including Chief Justices and senior judges representing the top judicial bodies of Cambodia, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as representatives of the legal community from the Czech Republic, India, Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea.

This year’s topic was “National Justice and Economic Development of States: New Challenges in the Age of Change”.

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20th September

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, the Session adopted amendments to an earlier ruling regarding judicial practice in cases on criminal extremism (Russian version, as amended).


26
th June

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. At the beginning of the meeting, the Plenary Session was addressed by Mr. Kozimdzhan Fazilov, Chief Justice of Uzbekistan. In his speech, Mr. Fazilov spoke about the judicial reforms currently under way in Uzbekistan and about the work of the country’s Supreme Court, aimed at improving the administration of justice and at protecting human rights.

Afterwards, the Plenary Session adopted three rulings: regarding the regulation of contracts of road carriage of cargo, passengers and luggage and of forwarding contracts (Russian version), regarding the challenge of major transactions and interested party transactions (Russian version) and regarding the application of legislation on public events (Russian version).

21st June

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, the Session decided to introduce a number of draft laws to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, pertaining to changes in the structure of the judicial system and creation of appellate and cassation courts of general jurisdiction. There also was a preliminary discussion of a ruling regarding the application of legislation on public events.

19th June

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, there was a preliminary discussion of a ruling regarding the regulation of contracts of road carriage of cargo, passengers and luggage and of forwarding contracts.

14th June

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, the Session adopted a Ruling on confiscation of property in criminal judicial proceedings (Russian version).

29th May

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, the Session adopted a Ruling on application of legislation regulating the labour of employees employed by natural persons and micro-enterprises (Russian version).

17th May

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, the Session decided to alter a draft law it earlier introduced to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation regarding amendments to procedural legislation.


15th May

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, a Ruling on application of Part 6 of Article 15 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation was adopted (Russian version) along with amendments to several previous Plenary Rulings regarding the consideration of criminal cases.


24th April

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place. In particular, there was a preliminary discussion of a ruling regarding the application of Article 15 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.


13th February

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place.
In particular, the Session adopted a Ruling on court application of Federal Law “On Jurors in Federal Courts of General Jurisdiction in the Russian Federation” (Russian version).


23
rd January

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation marked its 95th anniversary. A formal meeting attended by the President of the Russian Federation was held on this occasion. In his congratulatory speech, President Vladimir Putin stressed the role of the Supreme Court in the unification of judicial practice and in carrying out key judicial reforms. The President noted that an independent, modern and effective judiciary is a precondition for the development of a democratic state, an active civil society and a strong economy and expressed his confidence that the right of citizens to court protection, guaranteed by the Constitution, will be fully ensured.
In his turn, Chief Justice Vyacheslav Lebedev pointed out that the scientific potential, the gained experience, the professionalism and responsibility of judges and court staff will contribute to the effective protection of human rights and basic freedoms, of public and state interests.

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18th January

A meeting of the Plenary Session of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation took place.
In particular, the Session decided to introduce a number of draft laws to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, pertaining to the improvement of conciliation procedures.

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