The proposal on commercial courts declared admissible at the National Assembly


Kinshasa, October 10th, 2021 (CPA).- National deputies declared admissible the bill on commercial courts on Thursday during a plenary session chaired by the first vice-president of the National Assembly, Jean Marc Kabund in Kabund, at the People’s Palace. The national deputy, Jean-Pierre Kayembe, who presented the economy of this legal text, indicated that it is a bill voted and adopted by the plenary of the lower house of the Parliament of the last legislature. . Only, he added, it had been declared not to conform to the constitution of the DRC. This bill amending and supplementing law number 002/2001 of July 3, 2001 on the creation, organization and functioning of commercial courts, underlined MP Kayembe, has several weaknesses within it. These include weaknesses relating to the status of judges and the refusal and enforcement of judgments. This bill was sent to the joint Senate-National Assembly committee for further information.