Source: (2005) Presented at the 26th Conference of European Ministers of Justice, Helsinki, 7-8 April. Council of Europe, MJU-26(2005)Reponses. Downloaded 8 September 2005.

In the framework of their 26th Conference which took place in Helsinki on 7 and 8 April 2005, the European Ministers of Justice were invited by Mr. Johannes Koskinen, Minister of Justice of Finland to debate on the issue of Social Aspects of Justice which includes two substantive themes: 10 The social mission of the criminal justice system (criminal law theme; and 2) Seeking legal solutions to debt problems in a credit society (civil law themes. With the view of having a fruitful debate on these themes, the Finnish Ministry of Justice prepared two questionnaires, one on each theme. The replies to those questionnaires appear hereafter. (excerpt)

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