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Ethnically motivated incidents in Kosovo and Metohija, 2021 Negotiation process with Pristina Operational Factsheet
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Justice

1. Kosovo laws will apply to judicial institutions in accordance with the First Agreement.

2. There will be one Basic Court and one Basic Prosecution Office for Mitrovica region.

3. There will be multiple premises for the Mitrovica Basic Court.

4. There are four existing branches to the Mitrovica Basic Court in the Mitrovica region (Zubin Potok, Leposavić, Srbica, Vučitrn).

5. The vast majority of cases coming from the municipalities where the branches are located are adjudicated in the branches, in accordance with the law.

6. In Kosovo, the President of a Basic Court decides on the allocation of cases.

7. The allocation of cases to prosecutors is based on expertise, specialization, personal background and local area knowledge, in accordance with Kosovo law.

8. The vast majority of cases in a Basic Court are decided by single judge, in accordance with Kosovo law.

9. Both sides will be represented in all premises of the Mitrovica Basic Court, the Basic Prosecution Office and the division of the Court of Appeals in Mitrovica.

10. The Mitrovica Basic Court premises in Mitrovica north will host a majority of Kosovo Serbs.

11. The Mitrovica Basic Court premises in Mitrovica north will comprise of:

- The division of the Court of Appeals in Mitrovica, which will be composed of 5 Kosovo Serbs and 2 Kosovo Albanian Judges,

- The department for serious crimes for the entire Mitrovica region, which will be composed of 4 Kosovo Serbs and 4 Kosovo Albanian Judges,

- The part of the general department adjudicating over all criminal offences for Mitrovica north, Mitrovica south and Zvečan.

12. The second premises of the Mitrovica Basic Court in the Mitrovica south will comprise of:

- The department for minors for the entire Mitrovica region,

- The part of the general department adjudicating over civil matters, uncontested claims, minor offenses for Mitrovica north, Mitrovica south and Zvečan,

The second premises will be located in Mitrovica south, in the so-called "YugoBanka" building, or another building to be agreed by both sides.

13. The President of the Mitrovica Basic Court is a Kosovo Serb from northern Kosovo.

14. The Chief Prosecutor of the Mitrovica Basic Prosecution Office is a Kosovo Albanian. The premises are located in the Mitrovica North Administrative Office (MNAO), situated in Bosniak Mahala or another building to be agreed by both sides.

15. A Kosovo Serb will head the division of the Court of Appeals sitting in Mitrovica/north. The Vice President of the Court of Appeal will be a Kosovo Serb sitting in Pristina.

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Ethnically motivated incidents in Kosovo and Metohija, 2021 Negotiation process with Pristina Operational Factsheet
Time elapsed since assuming the obligation of establishing CSM
Year Month Week Day
6 74 321 2252