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JSC enhances transparency in high court appointments

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In a groundbreaking move towards transparency and accountability, the Judicial Service Commission has amended its regulations to conduct public interviews for judicial appointments to the High Court.

The decision aligns with the commitment to uphold constitutional principles.

The amended regulations, effective November 24, 2023, mandate that interviews for nominated candidates must be open to the public.

JSC enhances transparency in High Court appointments

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In a groundbreaking move towards transparency and accountability, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has amended its regulations to conduct public interviews for judicial appointments to the High Court.

The decision aligns with the commitment to uphold constitutional principles.

The amended regulations, effective November 24, 2023, mandate that interviews for nominated candidates must be open to the public.

Office of the Judiciary reports difficulty to fill crucial vacancies at the courts

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Chief Justice, Peter Shivute says it has been a challenge for the Judicial Service Commission to fill crucial vacancies at the courts owing to a shortage of funds.

This particularly affects the Supreme and High Courts and also the Judiciary's commitment to balance the male and female ratio in appointments.