Tuesday, 15 June 2010

His Majesty graces the 19th National Judiciary Conference

June 11: The 19th National Judiciary Conference ended today. The occasion was graced by His Majesty the King.

In His Majesty's address, His Majesty reiterated the importance of a strong and sound judicial system.

His Majesty was received by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye and the Drangpons.

His Majesty said a lot has been achieved but a lot remains to be done.

His Majesty said it is important to further strengthen awareness among the people.

His Majesty said now that the Supreme Court has been established, the justices of the court have the duty of establishing its presence as the guardian of the constitution and the apex of an independent arm of the government.

His Majesty also urged the justices to set the right precedent and to ensure that in Bhutan, the people's faith in the judiciary shall be complete and unquestioning.

The 11 daylong conferences saw discussions on issues ranging from matrimony and appeal system to land and court management.

The conference closed amid prayers and a group photograph session


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