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Deal making in criminal proceedings: the need for minimum standards for trial waiver systems

Recommendation 2142 (2018)

Author(s):
Parliamentary Assembly
Origin
Assembly debate on 12 October 2018 (36th Sitting) (see Doc. 14618, report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur: Mr Boriss Cilevičs). Text adopted by the Assembly on 12 October 2018 (36th Sitting).
1 The Parliamentary Assembly refers to its Resolution 2245 (2018) Deal making in criminal proceedings: the need for minimum standards for trial waiver systems.
2 It invites the Committee of Ministers to:
2.1 undertake a comprehensive study on the use of trial waiver systems in Council of Europe member and observer States;
2.2 address a set of recommendations to member States designed to ensure that in the use of trial waiver systems the threat to human rights, in particular the right to a fair trial, is minimised.
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