A higher imposition of alternative measures and sanctions is required
Peja, 31 January 2013Â â€“ During the awareness campaign regarding the competences and performance of the Kosovo Probation Service (KPS) of the Ministry of Justice, the regional directorate of this service in Peja, yesterday held meetings with the Chamber of Advocates of Peja region and the region’s Basic Prosecution. In those meeting, which were also attended by the General Director of KPS, Metije Ademi, was talked about the responsibilities and obligations of the Kosovo Probation Service under the Penal Legislation, as well as the importance and purpose of the imposition of alternative measures and sanctions as more sociable and useful measures for the society and the state. At the meeting with the President of the Chamber of Advocates in the region of Peja, Arianit Nikqi, among other things, they discussed the possibility of increasing demands by lawyers for alternative measures and sanctions any time when there is a legal basis during the representation of the parties in the proceedings. Even in the meeting with Deputy Prosecutor of Peja Basic Prosecution, Lirije Morina, they discussed the possibility of deepening the cooperation between KPS and the Prosecution, in order to increase the efficiency in the justice system. Kosovo Probation Service, respectively the Service for Execution of Alternative Sanctions and Social Reintegration of convicted persons, is responsible for the execution of sentences and alternative measures, supervision, resettlement, reintegration and rehabilitation of all persons who have committed criminal offenses punishable under the applicable laws in the Republic of Kosovo.