OFFICIALS OF BIH PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE PARTICIPATE AT 18TH CRIMINAL LAW COUNSELLING12.06.2019. 11:29
The central topic of the legal counselling attended by the officials of prosecutor’s offices, courts, the Ministry of Justice, the Bar Association and non-governmental sector pertains to the application of material and procedural provisions of the criminal laws in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić has been a moderator of the session dealing with the current challenges in the fight against trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as those are very relevant topics in the context of migrations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, whereas Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina Merisa Nurkić has had a presentation on that topic.
Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sedin Idrizović has had a presentation on the topic of making changes to the indictment at the main trial and on some situations from the practice, Prosecutor Vedrana Mijović has spoken about witness protection measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prosecutor Mersudin Pružan has had a presentation about raising objections during the witness hearing at the main trial, whereas Prosecutor Miroslav Marković has had a presentation on the principle of legality and witness immunity in criminal proceedings.
Prosecutor Miroslav Marković has also been a member of the Organizational Board for the Counselling.
Participants at this event have been active at panels dealing with some legal issues from the following fields of work: prosecution of war crimes cases, financial and economic crime, abuse of office or official authority, confiscation of unlawfully acquired material gain. Moreover, sessions at which participants discussed some details from the practice related to the issues of expert evaluations, criminal offences committed on internet, witness hearing via video-link and numerous other topics from everyday practice have also been very important.
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