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Judicial affairs: UCJ Delivered Address At 15th Coord Meeting Of SCU

10 August 2018

The 15th coordination meeting of the Supreme Court of the Union and the State and Regional High Courts was held at the meeting hall of the Supreme Court’s building in Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday.

At the meeting, the chief justice of the union, U Tun Tun Oo delivered the opening speech. In his opening speech, the chief justice of the union said that in order to strengthen the judicial sector and pave the way for a system of fair judgment free from prejudice and corruption, appropriate responsibilities have been assigned to officials throughout all levels of the state, region, district and township judicial authorities to ensure everyone carries out their duties and obligations.

This is why judges should be free of prejudice and corruption in administering justice so that a judicial system the people can trust will emerge. The Union Chief Justice said they are implementing the fifth strategic action area outlined in the Judicial Strategic Plan (2018-2022), which focuses on promoting efficient case management and court specializations.

The nationwide legal case management programme began implementation in state and region courts on 1 August. Also present at the coordination meeting were Supreme Court judges, Chief Justices of the High Court of Regions and States, permanent secretaries, directors-general, deputy directors-general and directors, and state and regional legal personnel. The coordination meeting will continue till 11 August.