Education on execution proceedings for legal advisors – providers of free legal aid in civil society organizations, Sisak, 4 April 2014

CRP Sisak organized an educational workshop “Execution proceedings” together with the Legal Clinic of Faculty of Law in Zagreb in the premises of the Chamber of Crafts of the Sisak –Moslavina County on 2nd of April 2014. The workshop was organized within the project “Together for citizens” funded by the National Foundation for Civil Society
Development. The education was prepared by the professor Alan Uzelac, Head of the Legal Clinic in Zagreb and the attorney at law Dušanka Nenadović from Sisak. The workshop was attended by about twenty representatives of civil society organizations from different parts of Croatia and the Legal Clinic in Zagreb.

In the first part of the education, upon previous participants’ consensus, prof. Alan Uzelac gave a briefing in relation to the Law on Execution and its application in practice, and suggested topics for discussion in connection with the implementation of the law. He also informed all about proposed changes to the Law on Execution. The students from the Law Faculty presented some examples from their practice in the Clinic. Dusanka Nenadović followed with her elaboration, which was focused on two aspects of the execution proceedings: payments based on final and valid decisions in payment claims and statute of limitation in execution proceedings that starts from date of final and valid decision on execution.

At the end of the workshop, the participants asked questions and presented examples from their practice.

Prof. Uzelac subsequently reported on the current status of implementation of the state’s free legal aid system through call for proposals which Ministry of Justice should announce and for what the deadline had expired.

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