Justice sector being shorted by budget

- Bond

APNU Member of Parliament James Bond yesterday questioned the vision for the improvement of the justice sector in this year’s budget, while suggesting that key areas are being underfunded and therefore could reverse progress.

“A good budget for the judicial services sector must be measured by one thing only and that is: Does it substantially elevate the performance of the judiciary? I give a resounding no in this instance,” Bond told the National Assembly during his contribution to the budget debate, where he also urged Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh to establish a good working relationship with APNUs chief spokesperson on finance Carl Greenidge.

Bond said as a Guyanese he was happy with the country’s 5% Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth but unhappy …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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