RIYADH: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday to promote and appoint 15 judges to the Board of Grievances.
The promotions and appointments covered various levels of the judiciary.
The head of the Board of Grievances and chairman of the Administrative Judicial Council, Sheikh Khaled bin Mohammed Al-Yousef, said the decree is an extension of the generous support provided by the Kingdom’s leadership to the board, in order to develop and reinforce it with qualified personnel who are able to carry out their duties in the best manner.
Meanwhile, Saudi Justice Minister Walid Al-Samaani announced the implementation of appellate justice through pleading and judicial review.
The three stages of the initiative cover all jurisdictions of appellate courts and allow a party to challenge rulings of appellate courts in the Supreme Court.
The Saudi judiciary is undergoing various reforms. It is also taking measures for digital transformation to improve the experience of beneficiaries.
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