Many positive changes in court activities: Chief Justice

Monday, 2022-01-10 11:42:50
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Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court Nguyen Hoa Binh speaks at the conference.
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NDO - The Supreme People’s Court held a conference on January 9, to deploy the Court's work for 2022, under the chair of Nguyen Hoa Binh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh.

According to a report presented at the conference, from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021, the Courts handled 537,577 cases and resolved 436,660 cases (reaching the rate of 81.2%).

As of September 30, 2021, the courts at all levels, also received 197,279 petitions eligible for mediation and dialogue; in which, the involved parties that agreed to mediation and dialogue saw 28,004 applications, there were also 13,279 cases of conciliation and dialogue, reaching the rate of 58.31%.

Regarding the settlement of civil, marriage and family, business, commercial and labour cases, the legitimate rights and interests of the involved parties were promptly protected. The courts have heard 411,299 cases; 324,813 cases have been resolved (reaching the rate of 79%).

In particular, the courts have actively implemented the Law on Mediation and Dialogue at Court; the Supreme People’s Court has issued three Circulars, one set of Answers and many guiding documents, dealing with issues arising in the process of law enforcement; and published the scientific information on trial, featuring the topic of mediation and dialogue in court.

Speaking at the conference, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh stated that in 2021, the People’s Court had successfully completed the tasks, creating a positive transformation in all aspects of work.

In particular, the quality of case handling has been improved, contributing to maintaining political security, social order and safety, and creating a stable environment for the development of the country, he added, noting that despite the difficult impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the court system has fulfilled all the targets set by the National Assembly.

The Chief Justice emphasised that this conference was held in the spirit of the essence of content, innovation in methods, expansion of participants and online broadcasting of nearly 800 bridge points, to all courts in the court system.

Discussions at the conference focused on the judicial reform strategy, with the core being reforming the organisation and operation of the courts; online adjudication activities; technology application in court activities, etc.