By JOHN SAKALA
The Judiciary has authorised the establishment of a fast track court at Kitwe City Council in response to the request made by the local authority.
The Chief Justice has granted the request for the establishment of a fast track court as provided for under Section 10 of the Subordinate Court Act.
Kitwe City Council Assistant Public Relations Manager Lidah Kamanga said the establishment of a fast track court in Kitwe is long overdue.
Ms Kamanga said the establishment greatly assist the local authority process offences under the Local Government Act and other written laws implemented by the local authority with speed and convenience and thus significantly contribute to improved public order in the city.