Master plan to upgrade Sarawak Native Court

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THE Sarawak Government is currently conducting a study to prepare a master plan to upgrade its Native Court, of which the study is already in the final stage.

Deputy Minister in Sarawak Premier’s Department (Native Law and Customs) Jefferson Jamit Unyat said that the purpose of the study was to prepare a master plan to transform the Sarawak Native Court into an independent and autonomous judicial institution such as the Civil Court and the Syariah Court.

“Currently the study is in the final stages, the Sarawak Government is in the process of reviewing the recommendations recommended by the consultants,” he said.

He said this in reply to John Ilus (GPS-Murum) on is there any plans for the state government to upgrade and enhance the status of Native Court so that it would be on par with the other courts in the states during the question-and-answer session at the DUN Sitting here today.

Jamit also said that after the final report has been received from the consultant and approval from the technical and steering committee is obtained, it will be submitted to the State Cabinet for consideration and approval.

“Recommendations and amendments involving the relevant Bill will be tabled in the DUN, and implementation of transformation of the Sarawak Native Court will be expected to be done by the state government by 2023,” he said.

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