Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Justice has organised the regular Forum of Presidents of Federal Courts in the presence of Mr. Abdullah bin Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, Minister of Justice.
The forum served as an interactive platform that allowed the exchanging of expertise, carried discussions on all topics relevant to developing the federal judiciary, and reviewed 2022 achievements and the most prominent challenges facing the judiciary system in an interactive environment.
The event further seeks to find the best innovative solutions that can facilitate the processes court-goers go through and offer premium judicial services with governmental standards.
Mr. Abdul Rahman Mohamad Al-Hammadi, Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice, stated that the forum provides an ideal opportunity to directly listen to the members of the judiciary’s perspectives.
During his speech in the forum, Mr. Jasem Saif Buasseiba, President of the Judicial Inspection Department, remarked that the Supreme Council of Federal Courts is keen on enhancing the speed, efficiency, and transparency of the judicial platform based on best international practices, modern technology, and building the capacity of Federal Courts employees.
Mr. Buasseiba added that in 2022, the courts would be efficient and flexible in finalising legal actions. The appeals and Primary Federal Courts adjudication rates reached 92.6 percent for civil, commercial, and personal status cases and 99 percent in penal cases.
The average speed of the litigation index recorded 58.9 days in the Appeal and Primary Federal Courts for civil, commercial, and personal status lawsuits. In addition, the Federal Courts transaction rate has reached 98 percent in the Smart Justice System, Electronic Documentation System, and Electronic Marriage System.