Performance of the Courts of Appeal

Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016

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GOAL 4: TO USE PUBLIC RESOURCES EFFICIENTLY


Objective

4.1 To seek and obtain sufficient resources from the legislative and executive branches to fulfill their responsibilities, and to institute and maintain a system of accountability for the efficient use of these resources.

Intent of the Objective

As an equal and essential branch of our constitutional government, the judiciary requires sufficient financial resources to fulfill its responsibilities. Just as court systems should be held accountable for their performance, it is the obligation of the legislative and executive branches of our constitutional government to provide sufficient financial resources to the judiciary for it to meet its responsibility as a coequal, independent third branch of government. Despite the soundest management practices, court systems will not be able either to promote or protect the rule of law or to preserve the public trust without adequate resources.

Responses To Objective


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Courts were not surveyed regarding this objective during the period covered by this report.

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