The President signed the Law “On Amendments and Additions to the Civil Procedure Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the improvement of the institution of revision of court decisions” (No. ЗРУ-661, 12.01.2021).
The law introduces amendments and additions to the Civil Procedure Code.
According to the amendments, consideration of cases in the supervisory instance has been abolished.
It has been established that the re-examination of a civil case in cassation is carried out collectively, consisting of 5 judges.
If the case is canceled by the court of appeal or cassation instance, the judge who considered the case in the court of first instance may reconsider this case in cases of consideration of cases due to newly discovered circumstances, as well as revision of the decision taken in absentia.
Also, a prosecutor, on his own initiative, cannot participate in the proceedings of a case initiated at the request of other persons.
Now the Presidential Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights and Legal Interests of Business Entities has the right to file an appeal against the court decision.
It has been established that an appeal (protest) can be filed within one month from the date of the court’s decision, and a cassation appeal (protest) can be filed within one year from the date of the adoption of the decision of the court of appeal.
It was determined that the cassation appeal (protest) against the decision, ruling, ruling of the court of first instance and the ruling of the court of appeal shall be considered by the Judicial Collegium for Civil Cases of the Supreme Court.