Introduction of the electronic system for case distribution in Common Courts is one of the most important novelties introduced under the "Third Wave" of judicial reform. One-year monitoring revealed the following significant challenges with regards to the full implementation of the new system:

  • The insufficient number of judges excludes the possibility of the random distribution in every court;
  • Due to the fragmented and intermittent changes adopted by the High Council of Justice the list of exemptions from random distribution has been dramatically increased;
  • The Chairmen of the Courts have maintained several vague and problematic authorities. Authority of Chairperson to assign judges to narrow specialties raises special concerns;