judiciary

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judiciary

1. the branch of the central authority in a state concerned with the administration of justice
2. the system of courts in a country
3. the judges collectively; bench
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The Commission will make a comprehensive examination of judicial independence and accountability in the states, looking at tenure, compensation, ethics and other institutional factors affecting state judiciaries and the path to the bench.
The JUSUN scribe lamented the undue interference and meddlesomeness in the affairs of most states Judiciaries, adding that an autonomy for them would guarantee an appreciable independence.