Delaying Factors Regarding Civil Justice in Pakistan (Lower Courts)
Keywords:Delay in Justice, Leading Factors, Lower Courts, Civil Litigation, Pakistan
The study was aimed to signify several reasons that are making causes for delaying in civil Justice. The sample size was consisted of 60 respondents who were professionally Judges and Lawyers and holding duties in civil lower courts of Pakistan. The responses were collected on a questionnaire to compute the Role of diverse elements that causing a delay in Justice in lower court litigation. It has been focused mainly on the District Civil Courts Lahore. The study results established out that negligence of officials, Corruption, a massive backlog of cases, lengthy procedure, non-availability of plaintiffs and defendants, transfer of judges, insufficient number of judges are a few but significant which creating further problems in the way to speedy Justice among masses regarding civil litigation in the lower court of Pakistan. In this manner, the Judiciary's Role is weakened and unproductive, especially in civil lower courts of Pakistan.
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