The National Bureau of Enforcement publishes a report of activities and reforms carried out from November 2012 to November 2016.
2013 - This year we have chosen the strategy of protection of interests of the parties, which completely changed the image of the enforcement officer and the enforcement police in society.
2013 - An advertising campaign "Our goal is not your eviction" began. Emphasis was made on need for making of informed and comprehended choice during execution of the loan agreement.
2014 - Parties' Interests Protection Office was established, the main purpose of which is to find a balance between the interests of the parties, as well as mediation and reconciliation.
2015 - The principles of mediation and reconciliation were implemented in cases of eviction and dismantling in the enforcement police.
Chart: specific proportion of reconciliation in the cases that have been completed by the enforcement police.
2013 - 154 cases were completed, including those with reconciliation - 60 cases, i.e. 39%; in 2014 - 323 cases were completed, including those with reconciliation - 147 cases, i.e. 46%; in 2015 - 297 cases were completed, including those with reconciliation - 237 cases, i.e. 80%; in 2016 - 316 cases were completed, including those with reconciliation - 263 cases, i.e. 83%.
2015 - A campaign has started to raise public awareness, focused on prevention of inconsistency of the negative effects accompanying insolvency.
2015 - First social worker was appointed in the Parties' Interests Protection Office. At present, 6 social workers, acting under the relevant guidelines, protect the social interests of the parties and support integration of the social works in the enforcement process.
Effective enforcement is a component of the right to a fair trial.
2013 - The principles of division of labor and specialization were introduced in the enforcement process. One enforcement officer will no longer perform all procedures in one case (the search of the property, site visit, realization of property, etc.). Consequently, efficiency was improved and the risk of corruption was reduced.
2014 - The Insolvency Proceedings Office was created for better services of business.
2014 - By the order of the Minister of Justice of Georgia, gradation was introduced in the costs related to insolvency proceedings in accordance with the value of the custodial property. Besides the preferential tariffs were defined for custodial services to the companies that have fallen into the rehabilitation mode. Thus, rehabilitation of the companies being in the insolvency mode has been encouraged, long-term business operations and preservation of the jobsites have been promoted.
2015 - The enforcement process was simplified, the centralized groups for auction service and search were formed and put into service of the enforcement officer.
2015 - Activities of the enforcement officer were separated from communication function on enforcement proceedings with the citizens, for which a special call-center was established. Therefore the work of the enforcement officer has become more efficient.
2016 - The draft Code of Enforcement was prepared together with the European colleagues.
2015-2016 - Infrastructural development of the Bureau was carried out and still continues to this day. Office spaces, parking spaces for detained cars, warehouses were built in different cities of Georgia.
2013-2016 - The dynamics of enforcement cases is growing.
Chart: Enforced cases: in 2013 - 38950 cases; in 2014 - 48862 cases; in 2015 - 53 825 cases; in 2016 - 57261 cases.
We always care for introduction of electronic and remote services.
2014 - The electronic payment system was introduced. The parties may carry out the transaction without visiting the bank.
2016 - The electronic service for registration of the loan agreements and control of performance of the payment obligations was introduced for the purpose of unloading of the courts from disputes started on the grounds of debt and reduction of collection of penalties and interests on overdue days for the borrowers.
2016 - Electronic store program was created as an online opportunity for simplified realization.
2016 - Electronic information exchange service was introduced with major banking institutions. The operations of search of the property, seizure / withdrawal of arrest, write-off the amount can be carried out in electronic form.
2016 - Electronic communication system was introduced with the Ministry of Corrections, the Entrepreneurial Registry and the corresponding modules were integrated into the electronic program of enforcement proceedings.
2016 - Apportionment control module was created in the enforcement proceedings program, through which the debtors receive short text messages in order to control the reminding and payment times.
2015-2016 - The reforms carried out for provision of rapid and efficient enforcement process have significantly contributed to improvement of Georgia's position in the enforcement component of "Doing Business" contracts.
A study conducted by the Swedish colleagues by the end of 2015 revealed that 74% of the users have confidence to the National Bureau of Enforcement; 67% of the respondents, who are not users of the National Bureau of Enforcement, believes that the National Bureau of Enforcement performs its functions well; 69% of creditors and debtors believe that the Bureau is constantly improving and developing.