Predoiu meets President of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities
Minister of Justice and Citizens Freedoms Catalin Predoiu has met Wednesday Oct. 14 the President of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities, judge Marc Jaeger, occasion used to gave assurances that Romania will further make efforts to secure the continuity of the mandates of the 14 judges members of the Court of First Instance.
MJLC mentioned that, within the meeting, the President of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities asked Minister Catalin Predoiu for Romania’s Government support in order to ensure the continuity of the Instance members’ mandates, through investing procedures for the 14 of the court’s judges whose mandates expires on Aug. 31, 2010.
As well, on this occasion the two officials approached the possibility that a special instance might be created on the medium term for solving the case files related to Community trademarks, as well as the boosting of the number of judges proposed by each member state.
MJLC also informed that the measures proposed by President Marc Jaeger are meant to reduce the great number of case files the Instance has to solve and to ensure a high quality degree of the acts of justice, under conditions in which the number of the case files registered with the Court of First Instance jumped 160 percent over 1998-2008.
„Minister of Justice Catalin Predoiu said that Romania will take the appropriate steps in order to secure the continuity of the 14 judges’ mandates, as well as for boosting the current number of judges”, stressed the quoted source.