Delays, non-delivery of judgments vex PAC

MP Keorapetse at the PAC
MP Keorapetse at the PAC

The Public Accounts Committee is concerned about the number of cases that have been packed away after trial awaiting judgments, saying this creates unnecessary backlog within the judicial process.

Yesterday, PAC member and Selebi Phikwe West legislator, Dithapelo Keorapetse said delays and the non-delivery of judgments appeared to be rampant and continued to be worrisome in the Administration of Justice (AoJ).

“Delays and non-delivery of judgments is still ongoing and is a worrisome trend,” he said. Keorapetse said it appeared some judges were either slow or reluctant to deliver judgments on time, a behaviour, which he said, contributed to backlogs within the judicial system.

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