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Mediator skill programme for judges inaugurated

Tuesday, 1st February 2012

<p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px">&quot;Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed here inaugurated seven-day judges&#39; mediators skills training programme for Alternate Dispute Resolution.<br /><br />The CJ said concept of ADR is not alien to us, as it was very much in vogue in our region and the people had benefited a lot from this mode of reconciliation and mediation.<br /><br />CJ said with passage of time this practice of settling disputes has dwindled and result of this system is far from satisfactory.</p><p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px">&nbsp;</p>We have to re-degenerate these skills for arresting the huge backlog of cases pending with courts.<br /><br />CJ advised the participants to take full benefit of this useful initiative launched jointly by the Centre for Affective Dispute Resolution, UK and international Finance Corporation of Islamabad.<p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px">&nbsp;</p>Project officer IFC, Asfandyar Ali Khan, director judiciary, Grossman also spoke on the occasion.<br /><br />30 judges from the district judiciary are attending this programme including six session judges, 19 family court judges and five civil judges.&quot;


Web-link: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/single/599/172/1148835/
Source: Business Recorder
Language: English


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