Sverdlovsk Region’s Courts Process 18% More Cases in 2019

20 February 2020 (09:09)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, February 20, 2020. Sverdlovsk Region’s courts processed 1.07m criminal, civil, and administrative lawsuits last year, which exceeded the figures for the year 2018 by 18%, President Justice at Sverdlovsk Region Court Vladimir Dmitriyev said at a press conference in Yekaterinburg today.

According to Dmitriyev, the overall workload rose in 2019 against 2018, with some 411 cases per every Justice of the Peace a month and 26 cases per every district judge a month.

Around 197,000 cases had to do with collection of loan debt (up 20% on the year 2018) and 120,000 cases (heard by JPs) had to do with the collection of taxes.

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