The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice


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Strasbourg, 7 September 2017

CEPEJ (2017)OJ2REV

EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR THE EFFICIENCY OF JUSTICE

COMMISSION EUROP…ENNE POUR L’EFFICACIT… DE LA JUSTICE

(CEPEJ)

Ad hoc CEPEJ Working Group entrusted with the harmonisation of the definitions used by CEPEJ

DRAFT AGENDA

Tuesday 12 September (9.00 – 17.00)

(Coffee breaks: 10.30-10.45 and 15.00-15.15; Lunch break: 12.00 - 13.30)

Dublin (Ireland), Courts Service Headquarters, Phoenix House, 15-24 Phoenix St North, Smithfield, Dublin 7

DRAFT AGENDA

Working document
Compilation of all the definitions used in the different CEPEJ documents
CEPEJ(2017)9Prov
English / French

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Proposed working method to be used during the meeting :

a. Identification of the list of terms for which exist 2 or more definitions and decision on a “CEPEJ definition” for each of these terms

Management/Indicator definitions

    ∑ Backlog/Total backlog indicator/Pending cases/pending proceedings

    ∑ Incoming cases

    ∑ Resolved cases

    ∑ Case turnover ratio
    ∑ Clearance rate
    ∑ Disposition time
    ∑ Efficiency rate

    ∑ Implemented budget

Legal and general definitions

    ∑ Access to justice

    ∑ Courts of general jurisdiction

    ∑ Lawyers
    ∑ Professional judges
    ∑ Non judge staff
    ∑ Rechtspfleger
    ∑ Full time equivalent
    ∑ Gross salary/salaries

    ∑ Misdemeanours/minor offences

b. Other definitions which may be discussed

Examination of the content and the relevance of the common CEPEJ definitions:

For example:

    ∑ Administrative law cases
    ∑ Average/Median

Technical definitions:

For example, IT definitions as:

    ∑ Business intelligence
    ∑ Computerization
    ∑ Electronic case management system (see also general definition of case management system)

c. Identification of the definitions which will appear in a future CEPEJ Glossary

    ∑ Definitions to delete from the documents, for example:
    ∑ Teaching
    ∑ Protected title
    ∑ Efficient management of resources

d. Follow-up and timetable of the work of this ad hoc group

e. Other items