oa News and Views for Magistrates - The relationship between judicial independence and judicial education



Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 6 The term "judicial independence" is used to mean that both the constitutional institution of the judiciary [collectively] and its individual judicial officers are free from interference by other institutions and individuals. It connotes a constitutional arrangement of a separation of the judicial power from the executive and legislative powers. Although this does not define the term fully, since judicial independence has many facets and is an evolving concept in South Africa, the definition is widely accepted and is sufficient to draw out its main purpose: it is a means toward the end of ..


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