The Judiciary is a distinct and independent arm of Government entrusted with judicial authority. It plays a fundamental role in the promotion of law and order, human rights, social justice, morality and good governance.
The key function of the Judiciary is therefore, the adjudication of civil and criminal cases. In addition, it interprets the constitution and gives effect to its provisions, as well as providing the expertise in interpreting of the laws. Further, the Judiciary performs other related duties in promotion of human rights, social justice and morality.