The main objective is to contribute to the effective and coherent application of the acquis relating to judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters.
The priorities for 2017 are
Priority 1: Judicial cooperation in civil matters
a) to contribute to the correct implementation of, in particular, the following instruments:
b) raising awareness on the European Account Preservation Order Regulation, the revised Small Claims Regulation and the revised Insolvency Regulation as well as on the Union family law instruments, as they directly affect the daily lives of citizens.
c) raising awareness on Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters, while taking into account Directive 2011/99/EU regarding protection orders in criminal matters, and the wider context of functioning of Directive 2012/29/EU establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime.
Priority 2: Judicial cooperation in criminal matters
The aim is to promote judicial cooperation in criminal matters and to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU mutual recognition instruments in criminal matters.
a) Priority shall be given to the implementation and practical application of the following mutual recognition instruments:
A specific priority regarding any particular instrument(s) listed above may be given in the call for proposals.
b) Priority shall also be given to:
Regarding proposals not in line with these priorities, they may still be awarded funding if applicants can justify this by the necessity to improve the implementation and application of the civil or criminal justice acquis on the basis of an evidence-based needs assessment, showing that more activities are required for the proper application of EU law in the field to be covered.
2. Description of the activities
This topic will cover the following activities:
3. Expected results