YEREVAN, September 13. /ARKA/. The Armenian government approved today establishment of Justice Academy governmental noncommercial organization.
In May 2013, the National Assembly passed a bill implying the establishment of the academy as part of the 2012-2016 judicial system reformation.
Earlier, Justice Minister Hrayr Tovmasyan said that mechanisms for providing judicial and prosecutor institutions with specialists differ from those for other state servants. It is not enough to have universities diplomas to work here.
The minister said that in 2007, a new judicial code, which implied establishment of judicial and prosecutor schools, but the two institutions worked independently of each other, and this created some problems.
Tovmasyan stressed that the merger of the two schools will make it possible to manage resources in optimal ways, improve education methodology and teach the two schools’ attendees by a single program to leave no room for divergent interpretations of legal norms by the prosecutor offices and judicial institutions. ---0---