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Бангалорски принципи-допринос развоју судијске етике
Bangalore Principles On Judicial Integrity Contribution To The Development Of Judicial Ethics

Author(s): Rada Mirić
Subject(s): Civil Law, International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Philosophy of Law
Published by: Institut za uporedno pravo
Keywords: Code of Judicial Conduct; Code of Judicial Ethics; the Bangalore Principles; Standards of Judicial Ethics; professional responsibility; reform of the judiciary;

Summary/Abstract: The Bangalore Draft Code o Judicial Conduct was adopted at 2001 year, by the Judicial Group of the United Nations on Strengthening Judicial Integrity and was revised at the Round Table Meeting of Chief Justices held at the Peace Palace in The Hague, November 25-26, 2002 year. The following principles were adopted wheres the international sources- Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and the and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966), as well as national sources- constitutions, laws and common law countries, bearing in mind the importance of a fair and public hearing in a reasonable time by a competent, independent and impartial court for a modern democratic society, for respecting the Constitution and the rule of law. The purpose of the adoption these international ethical standards is the equalization of the rights on the international level by contributing to the national court systems in regulation of professional responsibilities of the judges, their behavior and attitude towards the judicial function, as well as to strengthen the moral authority and integrity of the judiciary and strengthening public confidence in the judicial function which is synonymous with integrity, eruditeness, reputation and respect.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 327-342
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Serbian