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Access to justice

Access to justice is a basic principle of the rule of law. In the absence of access to justice, people are unable to have their voice heard, exercise their rights, challenge discrimination or hold decision-makers accountable.

Commonwealth Legal Tools and Knowledge in the area of access to justice include tools and insights in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, civil procedure law, criminal law, criminal procedure law, judicial independence, legal identity, organisation of courts, and public and administrative law. 

Commonwealth model laws