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10. Guarantee of continued judicial independence

(1) The Chief Justice, the Board and all with responsibility for matters relating to the judiciary or otherwise to the administration of justice must uphold the continued independence of the judiciary.
(2) The Chief Justice and the Board must not seek to influence judicial decisions through any special access to the judiciary.
(3) The Chief Justice and the Board must have regard to —
(a) the need to defend that independence;
(b) the need for the judiciary to have the support necessary to enable them to exercise their functions;
(c) the need for the public interest in regard to matters relating to the judiciary or otherwise to the administration of justice to be properly represented in decisions affecting those matters.
(4) In this section, "the judiciary" includes the judiciary or any of the following —
(a) the Courts;
(b) any other Court established under any Applicable Abu Dhabi Law or ADGM enactment; and
(c) every person who —
(i) holds a judicial office; and
(ii) but for this subsection would not be a member of the judiciary for the purposes of this section.