Tuesday Oct 4, 2022
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President Bhandari insists on effective justice delivery


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2022 Feb 27, 17:51, Kathmandu
President of Bidya Dei Bhandari in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, on Monday, March 15, 2021. Photo: RSS

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed that all bodies concerned should ensure effective delivery of justice by assimilating the basic principles of justice.

While addressing the national gathering of ‘15th All Nepal Law Practitioners’ National Conference’, Nepal Bar Association kicked off in Kathmandu today, the Head-of-the-State insisted on a vital role of legal practitioners to keep the norms and values of independent judiciary intact in course of justice delivery.

“Justice delayed is justice denied,” the President said, adding that the role of legal practitioners was crucial to ensure people’s access to justice. “Punishment without crime is a grave injustice.”

She took time to urged law practitioners to upgrade self and contribute to building an equitable and justice society founded on democratic norms and values.

Stating that the legal procedures were becoming wider with the rapid process of globalization, the President said the situation had led to the rise in demand for an internationally competent law workforce.

The President stressed the need of providing quality education in the institutions teaching law so as to produce qualified, capable and upright law researchers and law practitioners.

She urged the Nepal Bar Association, an integral part of the judiciary, to play a more effective role in the promotion of independent judiciary, the rule of law, constitutional supremacy, and human rights as well as to fulfill the aspirations of the law practitioners and the law consumers.

The Head of the State appreciated NBA for providing free legal service to increase access to the law for the helpless and indigent communities. She also drew the attention of the NBA towards steps that are required from the judicial sector for strengthening the ecosystem balance in the context of increasing challenges posed by the global climate change crisis.

The President urged law practitioners to be fair and professional regarding disputes that arise now and then.

She expected this conference to take effective decisions in implementing conclusions taken by various sectors in ending anomalies and aberrations in the judiciary. Along with contributions of law practitioners, judiciary interpretations and propounded principles would prosper the constitutionalism and democracy, she viewed.

President Bhandari suggested that law practitioners advocate and develop laws by putting the country, people, and society at the center. She also stressed the need for law practitioners, jurisprudence experts & professors, and law students to launch an effective campaign to eradicate corruption and establish sustainable peace and good governance. On the occasion, legal expert Krishna Prasad Bhandari, 95, also former President of the Nepal Bar Association, has been honored with the 'Law Wangmaya Centenarian Men Award'. The President offered a shawl and a letter of appreciation to Krishna Prasad in his honor

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