Our Mandate

Establishment and Mandate

The NCAJ was established in 2011 under Section 34 of the Judicial Service Act (No.1 of 2011) as a high-level policymaking, implementation, oversight and coordinating body. The overarching mandate of the NCAJ is to ensure a coordinated, efficient, effective, and consultative approach to the administration of justice and undertaking reforms in the justice sector. Specifically, NCAJ formulates policies relating to the administration of justice, monitors their implementation, and reviews strategies for the efficient administration of justice. Further, NCAJ facilitates the establishment CUCs and mobilises resources for the efficient administration of justice. Primarily, NCAJ focuses on coordination of the justice sector and spearheads reform agenda in legal, policy and administrative arena.

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