Judicial Service Commission (JSC) President and Supreme Court Judge Adam Mohamed Abdulla has stressed that precedence must be given to expedite trials in the Maldives in order to maintain the confidence and trust in the justice system.
Speaking during the inauguration ceremony of a working session on administrative procedures participated by Magistrate Court Judges and administration officials, Adam Mohamed detailed that though it was important to fast track trials in the Maldives, the cooperation of relevant authorities and institutions was required in order to do so.
He added that even the constitution stipulated that to establish impartial law and order in the country, State institutions need to extend the fullest cooperation to the endeavor in addition to the primary entities of the judicial system.
Hence he stressed that trials can only be accelerated if all interlocutors worked together in accordance with the constitution.
During the session held at the Department of Judicial Administration Training centre in Villimale, he highlighted that the responsibility to establish law and order in the nation needed to be further strengthened.
On that note, he added that the relevant entities need to surpass the challenges posed by the modern era and explore means to ensure that justice prevailed in the Maldives.
The session with participation of 37 people was held to resolve the administrative issues faced by the Magistrate Courts and lower courts, to reinforce and expedite administrative procedures and to discuss the various projects being undertaken by the department in the courts.