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Credible Legal System Main Foundation of a Developed Country

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President Joko Widodo at the Annual Report of the Supreme Court of 2017 President Joko Widodo at the Annual Report of the Supreme Court of 2017 Rini

President Joko Widodo appreciated the performance of the Supreme Court in 2017. The appreciation was presented during Special Plenary Session of the Supreme Court's Annual Report 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center on Friday (2/3). He said that the speed of judiciary in deciding cases that are matched with the level of satisfaction is the reason why the appreciation should be given, especially in regard to innovation of electronic-based services. President Joko Widodo also said that the judiciary is the main foundation of developed countries. Thus, the President hopes the judiciary can be credible and it provides legal certainty.

"…The main foundation that can lead us as a developed country is a truly credible legal system and the process brings legal certainty and law enforcement that provides justice and a sense of community justice. Thus, I would like to express my gratitude and high appreciation for every effort of the Supreme Court to create a transparent, professional and trusted judiciary,” President Joko Widodo said.

Meanwhile, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Hatta Ali said that the Supreme Court keeps making changes to the body through various regulations and policies. It increased the institutional productivity by 92.23 percent. (VOI/Rini H)

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