oa News and Views for Magistrates - The Draft Constitution 14th Amendment Bill, and the Superior Courts Bill

Volume 2006, Issue 07
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Extracted from text ... THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION 14TH AMENDMENT BILL, AND THE SUPERIOR COURTS BILL does the proposed legislation impact judicial independence? The Department of Justice has been working on a package of draft laws that changes the structure of the judiciary. The package has generated debate about the role of the judiciary in a democratic system and, more broadly, the appropriate framework within which the three branches of government should conduct their relationship. The Draft Constitution Fourteenth Amendment Bill, together (Continued on page 8) with the Superior Courts Bill, establishes a single court system with general and special divisions as well as circuit ..

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