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News CNUE, 22 October 2020

European Justice Day – 25 october 2020

On 25 October, we will celebrate the European Day of Justice. Organised by the European Commission and the Council of Europe, this symbolic day aims to bring justice closer to the citizens and to inform them about their rights.

Every year, the CNUE joins in these celebrations and its members organise information sessions, educational conferences and free consultations in which several thousand people, whether they are ordinary citizens, students, pensioners or entrepreneurs, take part. They can get information, ask questions about their family and property situation or learn more about the role of the notary and the European and national institutions.

This year, the European notariat is organising events in the following countries

The Bundesnotarkammer and the CNUE are jointly organising a conference online and in Berlin on 2 November on the subject of “Ensuring legal security in exceptional circumstances”. On this occasion, the German Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, Christine Lambrecht, has confirmed her participation in the opening ceremony. Registration is open until 28 October
> Register now

The Belgian notariat is organising Facebook Lives on “How to prepare my succession”.
On 26 October at 12.30 pm for French speakers.
> Registration for French speakers
October 28 at 12:00 for Dutch speakers.
> Dutch-speaking registration

A major information campaign in the press and social networks will be organised by the Spanish notariat for the young public.

On 25 October, a digital version of the play “This Constitution is a show” will be broadcast simultaneously in six prisons. This play has already been performed in schools and theatres. During the performance, notaries will describe the Constitution to the prisoners as if it were a novel, focusing on the articles related to detention and prisoners’ rights (inviolable rights, principle of equality, right to defence, fair trial, etc.) using both texts and commentaries of the Constitution with a soundtrack designed for the event, video clips, references to the press, television and journalists.

On 26 October, all Lithuanian notary offices will be open to the general public for free legal consultations.

On 29 and 30 October, the Maltese Notariat is organising a conference on the practical aspects of matrimonial property regimes and registered partnerships in the context of the European Regulations 2016/1103 and 2016/1104.
> More information: info@notariesofmalta.org

The Netherlands
The Dutch notariat is organising a webinar on 23 October on “European couples”. This webinar will deal with marriage contracts, registered partnerships and the purchase of a house for international couples.
> Contact Marie-Louise de Vos: m.devos@knb.nl
> Contact Lineke Minkjan: l.minkjan@knb.nl
From 25 to 31 October, the notarial records of the Amsterdam city archives will be on display
> Contact Ellen Fleurbaaij: e.Fleurbaay@amsterdam.nl
> Visit the website

The Polish notary’s office is organising “The Open Day of the Notary’s Office – Watch your business. Protect your assets. Talk to the notary” on 28 November. The regional chambers of notaries will answer questions from the general public by telephone and internet.

On 25 October, between 9am and 1pm, the Romanian notariat is organising online or telephone legal consultations for the general public.

On 23 October, Slovenian notaries will inform and educate citizens online about their rights in the field of civil law. Special attention will be paid to wills, their drafting and filing. On the same day, a solemn event will be organised during which a film will be previewed on the history of the notary’s office in Slovenia, shot on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the notary’s office in independent Slovenia. Finally, a new edition of the magazine “Notarski vestnik” will be published, and notaries will appear in the media and on TV phone-in shows where they will answer viewers’ questions in the field of civil law.


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