Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) have been introduced in courts to improve efficiency. But the preoccupation with the speedy disposal of cases may come at the expense of justice, warns the Penang Bar Committee.
The Najib administration seems to be very much into KPIs. To help the premier, a string of civil society activists has laid down ten benchmarks for Najib’s next hundred days. Economic reforms alone, they point out, will not work if the political environment suppresses the people’s democratic rights.