One day after the formal declaration of the state of natural disaster in Albania, the Albanian Government approved yesterday on 25 March 2020, a Normative Act introducing special measures in respect of court proceedings for the duration of the epidemic cause by Covid-19. This Normative Act follows two consecutive announcements of the High Council of the Judiciary which had suspended all court activity and services in Albania until at least 7 April 2020 except for urgent court proceedings such as ordering of security measures etc.
Postponement of deadlines
According to the Normative Act:
The above mentioned measures are not applicable:
Limitation of interaction with the public
In addition, the Normative Act provides certain obligations of the court to limit interaction with the public by following these measures:
Organization of remote court hearings
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