NEW MINISTER MICHEL BRUNACHE SAYS JUDICIAL REFORM 2012 PRIORITY
(Defend Haiti) -
PORT-AU-PRINCE - The Minister of Justice and Security, Pierre Michel Brunache, said on Thursday that his ministry will make judicial reform a top priority.
This reform must go through the establishment of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ), the supreme court, further work on penal reform, the establishment of a commission to work on the Civil Code and a reform of the Civil State, the minister said on Signal FM Radio .
Minister Brunache also stressed the need to ensure public safety. He praised the efforts of the police in this direction. Public safety is essential to attract investment and ensure the development of the country, he said.
The restoration of normal relations between the Haitian National Police and the Judiciary also concerned the Minister of Justice of the Republic. Prolonged pretrial detention, corruption and conflicts of authorities are among the major ills of the Haitian judicial system.