Judicial reform does not end here: Tsai

SUCCESS IN ACTION:The president outlined five tasks for the implementation of the congress’ suggestions, vowing to ensure that the stalled reforms of 1999 do not repeat

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 13, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

The government is to continue efforts to enact sweeping judicial reform, President

President Tsai Ing-wen speaks at the concluding meeting of the National Congress on Judicial Reform at the Presidential Office in Taipei yesterday. Photo: Lee Hsin-fang, Taipei Times

Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday, adding that she would personally oversee that the proposed changes are implemented by requesting the Judicial Yuan and the Executive Yuan to report on their progress every six months.

Tsai addressed members of the National Congress on Judicial Reform upon its conclusion, where she outlined five main tasks for her government to set up timetables and take charge of judicial reform.

“The key to judicial reform lies in follow-up actions. I will closely monitor the timetable for the required work and will demand government ministries accelerate the pace and enhance the scope of judicial reform. We shall change the justice system into one the people can rely upon,” she said.    [FULL  STORY]

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