Time and significant resources needed to clear backlog of court cases

The hearing of 5,587 criminal cases (approximately 20,000 criminal cases were still pending at the end of 2019) and 1,388 civil cases is currently suspended in the district courts. The courts of appeal have suspended the hearing of 286 cases (roughly 4,000 cases were pending at the end of 2019).


As of today, the administrative courts have suspended the hearing of 238 cases and the special courts the hearing of 41 cases.

Published 6.5.2020