Press

Nuno Líbano Monteiro considers that the changes to civil procedure in respect of the presence of witnesses at trail do not help in reducing the number of pending cases

06/08/2013 , Diário de Notícias
Share
Speaking to the newspaper Diário de Notícias, PLMJ partner Nuno Líbano Monteiro considers that the changes to civil procedure that relate to civil trials for compensation and debt collection - which imposes limit on the number of witnesses and their presence throughout the trial  - is counterproductive and may have an effect opposite to the one intended. According to this PLMJ specialist, “for the reduction in the number of witnesses to reduce the number of pending cases, it would be necessary for  this rule to also reduce the duration of hearings for the production of evidence”.

Download the PDF to read the complete article:

Keep up to date

Please note, your browser is out of date.
For a good browsing experience we recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.