Legal basis 
Legal basis for conducting the statistical surveys in the area of judicial statistics is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).


Purpose of survey
The purpose of judicial statistics is to collect and publish the data on courts and judges, state prosecutors and their deputies, as well as on lawyers and law apprentices.

Data sources and coverage
The data on courts, public prosecutor’s offices, as well as on lawyers are obtained from reporting units, i.e. records of competent institutions.

Obligation to protect individual data
The data obtained from reporting units are only used for statistical purposes, and they are published at the aggregated level.

For more details on published data please see the sections below.