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07.05.2009 General News

Judiciary committed to enhance justice delivery - CJ

By GNA
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Accra, May 7, GNA - Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood on Thursday reiterated the Judicial Service's commitment to improve the administration of justice delivery to ensure accountability, integrity in the courts, rule of law and transparency.

“As part of efforts to enhance effective justice delivery, we have

embarked on various programmes like effective monitoring system,

infrastructural development and building the capacity human resource,” she said.

Mrs Justice Wood made this known when Ms Ntombizodwa M. Lallie, South Africa High Commissioner to Ghana, called on her in Accra to get first hand information of the operations the judiciary.

She said the Judicial Service had instituted a mentoring programme for students in High Schools all over the country and held its maiden programme on March 14 last year for five schools from the Upper West Region.

She said the programme was to encourage the youth to be interested in the judiciary, the administration of justice and the legal profession in general and attract the youth to take up appointments on the Bench.

Mrs Justice Wood presented a copy of the Judicial Service's annual report to enable the High Commissioner to know about the Judicial System in Ghana.

Ms Lallie said her visit was to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and also to announce her assumption of duty as the South African High Commissioner in Ghana.

GNA

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