ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Politics

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:15 - Updated Thu, 02 Aug 2018 10:14

Supreme Court wants celerity on probation

Uíge - The president of the Supreme Court (TS), Rui Ferreira, demanded greater celerity in the processing and instruction of the probation requests, in progress in the Uíge Provincial Court.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send


To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

City of Uíge (archive)

Photo: Lucas Neto

At the base of the demand is a large number of outstanding probation applications, which according to Rui Ferreira represent more than half of the requests made to that court.

Regarding the cases of pre-trial detention, the magistrate who finished Wednesday a work visit to the region, reaffirmed the inexistence of worrying situations.

The Supreme Court is the highest court of ordinary jurisdiction in the country.

A Court of Appeal should be installed in the city of Uíge, province of the same name, within the framework of the Reform of Justice and Law in progress in the country.

According to Rui Ferreira, who was speaking  at a meeting with the provincial governor, Pinda Simão, and members of the local government, after the installation of the Court, appeals concerning the provinces of Uíge, Malanje and Zaire will be assessed in Uíge.

He announced the creation of four district courts, in Uíge that will have the same powers of the Provincial Court.

The measure is part of the process of decentralizing the services of the Administration of Justice and bringing them closer to the communities.

Read also
  • 20/07/2018 11:28:46

    Build Angola process goes to civil court

    Luanda - The public prosecution filed a civil action in the defense of several Angolans harmed by build Brazil company?s (Build Angola) house sale process, announced on Thursday in Luanda the Attorney General?s Office (PGR).

  • 16/07/2018 16:35:18

    Minister rules out legislation deficit in country

    Luanda - The Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Francisco Queirós, Monday in Luanda ruled the existence of a deficit of laws in the country, noting that the problem lies in its practical enforcement.

  • 23/06/2018 13:16:51

    Justice prioritizes civil and criminal identification management

    Luanda - Angolan Justice and Human Rights Minister Francisco Queiroz said in Beijing, China, that one of the biggest challenges in the sector remains the implementation of an integrated management platform for civil and criminal identification.