Court of First Instance to move to new building

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The offices of the first, second, third and fourth criminal judges of the Court of First Instance will be moved from Macau Square to the new temporary Court Building, located near the Legislative Assembly building on Monday, August 7, according to a court press release.
The temporary court building will be mainly used as a criminal court, and house staff of the court, while the Public Prosecution’s Office will also send related staff and prosecutors to work in the building.
The new building covers 1,640 metre squares, with eight floors and a height of 35 metres.
The construction of the court building commenced in April of 2014, and was initially planned to be completed in 2016, with the total cost of construction reaching MOP380 million (MOP47.23 million).