Dingake heads PNG's Judiciary Efficiency Task Force


The Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea has appointed Justice Key Dingake to head a task force composed of judges and court administrators, including the Registrar of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to investigate causes of delayed justice and prolonged periods of pre-trial detention.

Justice Dingake, a former judge of the High Court of Botswana, is now a Judge of the Supreme and National Courts of PNG.

PNG, which is located in the Pacific, north of Australia, is one the fastest developing countries in the Pacific reputed for the independence of the judiciary. Like most developing countries, the country is confronted with many challenges around the efficient disposal of cases and aims at putting in place a world-class judicial case management system that can speed up in an efficient manner just disposal of cases.

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