The Rule of Law
What is the Rule of Law?
The Rule of Law is a durable system of law, institutions and community commitments that delivers four universal principles:
Source: World Justice Project
Government and private actors are accountable under the law.
LAWS THAT ARE JUST
Laws are clear, publicized, stable, are applied evenly, and protect fundamental rights.
The processes by which the laws are enacted, administered, and enforced are accessible, fair, efficient (and transparent).
ACCESSIBLE AND IMPARTIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Justice is delivered timely by competent, ethical and independent representatives who are accessible, have adequate resources, and reflect the communities that they serve.