Inspectors from different justice institutions under their Justice Law and Order Sector Inspectors’ Forum have agreed to carry out joint inspections to minimise complaints of witch-hunt and victimisation of inspectors in the judiciary.
This was arrived at during a two-day JLOS Inspectors Forum (JIF) meeting held at Mestil Hotel.
They agreed on a blueprint to guide their inspections as one of the ways to improve their performance.
The inspectors agreed that before embarking on inspections, a detailed schedule should be designed, detailing how such activities should be carried out with clear time frames that specify commencement of the inspection, report writing up to dissemination of findings.
The meeting also agreed that inspectors use transparent procedures while carrying out inspections.
The Chief Inspector of Courts, Justice Ruby Opio Aweri, in his remarks delivered by Deputy Inspector of Courts, Lawrence Tweyanze, stated that the meeting was held to strengthen the performance and contribution of JIF towards the realisation of the JLOS goal of enhancing the administration of justice.
Aweri said the meeting was premised on the need to understand the JLOS Joint Inspections Manual, the Ministry of Public Service inspections guidelines and best practices from the Inspectorate of Government on conducting inspections and ensuring good governance in public institutions.
The JLOS Senior Technical Advisor, Rachael Odoi Musoke said inspectors play a pivotal role in their institutions.
She noted that the meeting was a platform to refresh their efforts towards promoting integrity, quality services, and professionalism in their institutions.