Radio Havana Cuba | Venezuela’s parliament approves Supreme Court reform bill

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CARACAS, DECEMBER 30 (RHC) The Venezuelan National Assembly -AN- approved on Thursday in the first debate and by a qualified majority the draft Basic Law reform of the Supreme Court of Justice.

Judicial sources highlighted that in today’s extraordinary session the proposal was discussed, which includes several changes that will facilitate and strengthen the work of the highest legal body of this South American country.

Parliamentarian Diosdado Cabello noted that by proposing the reform of the Statute of the Supreme Court, the number of judges will be reduced in order to enhance efficiency, effectiveness and effectiveness in the administration of justice.

the appointment of the new judges and their deputies by the National Assembly by simple majority; Strengthen the procedures for independence and appointment of the Judicial Nominations Committee, and increase the number of persons nominated by civil society sectors from five to 10.

Cabello explained that this initiative was submitted by the Supreme Court, which was previously presented to the Dialogue Committee, noting that in the reform, proposals will be submitted from deputies who visited all detention centers in the country, where the slowness and lack of justice in some cases.

“Through this new NA and this proposal, we can give Venezuela a face of accessible justice,” Representative Jose Gregorio Correa said, during the debate to approve the project. (Source: Prensa Latina).

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