Reconsider courts’ annual vacation, AJ tells CJN, NJC

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Reconsider courts’ annual vacation, AJ tells CJN, NJC

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A non-governmental organization, Access to Justice, AJ, has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and the National Judicial Council, NJC, to reconsider the vacation periods announced by various heads of court in the country and make new policies regulating the length of time those vacations should last in order to get the courts back to business in the earliest possible time.

Access to Justice in a statement by its Convener, Joseph Otteh and ‘DejiAjare, Project Director, recommended measures that can be adopted to ensure that cases do not suffer undue delay during the period of annual vacation.

The body advised heads of court to make new policies regulating the length of time those vacations should last in order to get the courts back to business in the earliest possible time,

They also recommended that Judges handling criminal cases should not partake in the general vacation but arrange their own individual vacations so that criminal trials…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper