Judiciary Report 2011-2012
19 October 2012, 14:57
Nairobi - Section 5 (2) (b) of the Judicial Service Act 2011, requires the Chief Justice to give an annual report to the nation on the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice, The Standard reports.
The State of the Judiciary Report takes stock of judiciary achievements in the past year and discusses the challenges in delivering on this institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate.
As he delivered the report, the Chief justice Willy Mutunga noted that the past 12 months has produced tremendous effort and sacrifice as the judiciary finalized 421, 827 cases, hired 251 senior staff, established four (4) new High Courts, launched two new magistrates courts, launched a mobile courts initiative for the marginalised areas, developed simplified rules, concluded stalled construction of court buildings, conducted Judicial Marches, operationalized the Judiciary Fund, and established a public complaints system, among others.
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