21 Feb JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN AFGHANISTAN: LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES
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|Theme||Legal Studies and Constitutional Review|
|Date of Publication||February 21, 2021|
|Available In||English | پشتو | دری|
In a government with a separation of powers, independence is an indispensable feature of the judiciary. An independent judiciary gives credibility to political systems and is also the force behind reinforcing democracy and the rule of law. This watching brief briefly maps out the existing legal framework that ensures the independence of the judicial branch in Afghanistan and the reasons for the weak utilis ation of this feature which puts the judiciary in an uneven position compared to the other two branches of government. Moreover, the watching brief presents a set of recommendations for the enhancement of judicial independence in the country.