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Heads of five branches discuss judicial reform

2018-01-11
  • Tsai meets heads of branches

    Tsai meets heads of branches

    The heads of the government’s five branches discussed future plans for judicial reform on Thursday. (CNA photo)

The heads of the government’s five branches discussed future plans for judicial reform on Thursday.

 

Tsai, along with Vice President Chen Chien-Jen, chaired the meeting with the heads of the five branches. They are the Cabinet, the Legislature, the Judicial Yuan, the Examination Yuan and the Control Yuan.

 

The officials discussed key issues regarding recent judicial reforms. They include the training and certification of judges, lawyers, and staffers in the government’s legal departments. They also included laws regarding the adoption and protection of teenagers, as well as changes to the criminal code.

 

Tsai said at the meeting that officials from the five branches must work closely together to ensure the smooth operation of the administration.