|Volume 7||Rabi’ul-Akhir – Jumadal-Awwal 1441|
|Issue 4||December 2019|
The Role of the Judiciary in Affirming the Principles of Justice, Equality and Equal Opportunities
By: Prof. Badria A. Al-Awadi
A historical ruling by the Kuwaiti judiciary was issued in November by the Cassation Court, affirming the positive role assigned to the judiciary in preserving constitutional and legal principles and rights and ensuring the rule of law, through ensuring the integrity of administrative decisions and procedures regarding observance of the principles of justice, equality and equal opportunities among citizens in the recruitment process in government agencies. The Cassation Court canceled administrative decisions taken by the Department of Experts at the Ministry of Justice regarding the appointment of 566 experts, and considered it invalid, and obliged the Ministry to re-announce these vacancies and to preventing those whose appointments were canceled from applying again.
The second administrative department at the Cassation Court, pointed out in its ruling regarding the appeal No. 911 of 2019 issued in the session held on 19/11/2019 that the canceled appointment decisions were marred by flagrant violations of the law and a violation of equality and equal …