Lahore : All Pakistan Chief Justices conference will be held on Saturday at Supreme Court Branch Registry Karachi to take stock of overall performance of judicial system especially in terms of delays in the system.
According to a press release here on Wednesday, the conference will deliberate upon different ways and strategies to bring reforms, innovation and improvements to streamline smooth functioning of current judicial system of country.
The forum will also deliberate upon different aspects to make Law & Justice Commission an effective body to lead the reforms of law and justice institutions to be fair and inclusive; strengthening organizational capacities and accountability to be effectively responsive to citizens’ security and justice needs and wellbeing; and empowering citizens to assert their rights and claim their entitlements and exercise their duties and obligations.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has chaired a meeting to review Judicial reforms in Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah briefed the CJP on Judicial Reforms in Punjab Judiciary. Mansoor Ali Shah gave an overview of reforms recently brought in Punjab judiciary especially in terms of delay reduction, minimization of backlog, e-facilitations to public litigants and lawyers to ensure easy access to Courts, introduction of Information Technology in Courts so as to facilitate public, effective Court and Case Management, promotion of ADRs (Alternate Dispute Resolution), training of Judges, Law Officers and staff, categorization of Courts, etc. to provide inexpensive and expeditious justice to general public.
The meeting was attended by Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Chief Justice Lahore High Court, officers of Supreme Court, Lahore High Court and Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan.
Chief Justice of Pakistan praised recent reforms in the Punjab judiciary and treated it as road map for rest of the judiciary.