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Chief Justice admits chaos in Real Estate Jurisdiction

Supreme Court (SCJ) President Mariano German Wednesday said there’s such chaos in Dominican Republic’s Real Estate Jurisdiction that it has become be an inefficient agency.

“The most serious problems affect the Real Estate Jurisdiction. There is chaos and if I don’t eliminate it and make the entity efficient I’ll consider myself failed. Since I am not used to failure I wager on success and I have declared myself in permanent session,”said the also Judicial Council president.

German, lecturing on the “Challenges of the Judiciary” in a conference hosted by the Institutionalism and Justice Foundation (Finjus), listed the the judicial system’s five challenges: secure a culture of respect with the other branches of government the supremacy of the Constitution and the rules relating to fundamental rights, enforce and strengthen the covenants, national and international agreements; eliminate judicial backlog in the courts and resolve the serious deficiencies affecting the Real Estate Jurisdiction.

He also spoke of maintaining a constant training of judicial workers, raise their wages and social, technological and institutional services, keep a constant watch on the conduct of judicial officials, more effort against crime, among others.

German noted that the Jurisdiction began its modernization program in 1999 to improve systems and services, with an Inter American Development Bank (IDB) loan of US$32.0 million and a US$8.0 million donation from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: Dominican Watchdog

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