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LAW DETERMINING THE JURISDICTION OF COURTS HAS MADE SOME CHANGES IN THE COURTS JUDGEMENT REVIEW SERVICE
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On 02 June 2018 ne new law number N°30/2018 of 02/06/2018 Law determining the jurisdiction of courts was released.

During the Press conference, the Deputy Ombudsman in charge of preventing and fighting corruption, Mrs YANKULIJE Odette, spoke to journalists on changes made by this new law. Among explanations released on 05th June 2018, The Deputy Ombudsman briefed the articles that relate to the tasks of the Office of The Ombudsman such as Article 53,54,55,56,57,58 and so forth

Mrs. YANKULIJE Odette, The Deputy Ombudsman In charge of Preventing and fighting injustice
Above articles clarify the Jurisdiction to review Judgements vitiated by injustice; Persons empowered to submit to the President of the Supreme Court appeals for review of Judgements on grounds of being vitiated by injustice ; Reasons for review of a judgement on grounds of being vitiated by injustice ; Time limit for application for review of a judgment on grounds of being vitiated by injustice ; Time limit for response to the party to the case ; Competent authority to examine injustice at first instance and so forth.
In this new law any person wishing to have his/her case reviewed on grounds of being vitiated by injustice files, to that effect, a reasoned written application to the competent organ within thirty (30) days of notification of the judgement. However, in case of application for review for reasons referred to in item 3 of Article 55 of this Law, the time-limits set out in this Article may begin to run from the time it appears that it is impossible to execute the judgment as confirmed in a statement made by a bailiff.

Mrs.NYIRANZEYIMANA Virginie,
The Director of the courts judgements review Unit at The Office of The Ombudsman
The party to the case having applied to the relevant organ for review of a judgement on grounds of being vitiated by injustice is entitled to a response within three (3) months of the filing of the application.
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Journalists asking Questions relating to the new law


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