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Cabinet passes amendment to speed up civil trials

An amendment to the Civic Court Order that the Slovak Cabinet approved on May 20 is expected to considerably accelerate civil trials, the SITA newswire wrote.

An amendment to the Civic Court Order that the Slovak Cabinet approved on May 20 is expected to considerably accelerate civil trials, the SITA newswire wrote.

If approved, inheritance procedure will no longer have to be confirmed by a court. If the heirs reach an agreement, a notary will have the power to conclude the inheritance procedure, Justice Minister Štefan Harabin stated. SITA

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