The operative part of uniformity decision no. 1/2021 BJE

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1. A petition for review filed on account of a procedural violation [under section 649(2) of Act No. XC of 2017 on Criminal Procedure (“Code of Criminal Procedure”)] has no direction.

2. The six-month time limit open for filing a petition for review against a defendant shall run from the date of notification of the final decision on the merits. If the decision on the merits notified to the public prosecutor’s office by promulgation did not become final upon promulgation, as well as in case of a decision on the merits notified by way of service, the six-month time limit shall run from the date of notification of the final decision on the merits [section 652(3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure]