Role of Chief Justice
Section 95 (6) & (7)
To better effect the separation between the executive and judicial branches of government, the Constitution now makes the Chief Justice responsible for all matters concerning the judiciary, including;
- Representing the judiciary’s views to Cabinet and the LA including where appropriate through the Attorney General;
- Maintaining appropriate arrangements for the judiciary’s welfare, training and management;
- Ensuring that the judiciary appropriately covers the various courts, and that the courts’ work is appropriately allocated; and
- Consulting the President of the Court of Appeal in all matters that relate to the Court of Appeal.
Last Updated: 2010-08-17