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'Not merely a department of state’: new Commonwealth statement of principles on funding the judiciary

An important new set of principles on the proper financing and resourcing of the judiciary has been issued by the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA). The principles, issued this month, are likely to prove just as influential as the Commonwealth (Latimer House) principles dealing with the accountability of and relationship between the three branches of government.

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The Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) has been concerned for some time about the funding of the judiciary. Now it has issued a set of six principles that outline the standards that must be met.

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