Comments on legislation and policy

In this page, the UN Special Rapporteur shares all comments provided by the mandate to States on national laws, regulations and policies. The mandate regularly provides comments on the adequacy of normative and policy developments with international standards relating to the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession.

See below a list of letters concerning national legislation and standards sent by the UN special rapporteur and the responses from Government (if any) to these communications. 


Recent communications

Ukraine

  • 28 January 2019 – Draft Law on the Bar and practice of law – OL UKR 1/2019
    Government reply:

Serbia

Turkey

  • 22 October 2018 – Law decrees adopted during the state of emergency undermining access to justice and the independence of the legal profession – OL TUR 15/2018
    Government reply:

Azerbaijan

  • 12 January 2018Amendments to the Act on Bar of 27 January 2000 and other laws undermining access to justice and the independence of the legal profession – OL AZE 1/2018
    Government reply: 26/03/2018

Kazakhstan