RULE OF LAW INDEX – UPSC PRE 2018 , SET C Q 99

UPSC PRE 2018 

SET C – QUES 99

Q . “Rule of Law Index ” is released by which of the following?

a . Amnesty International

b . International Court of Justice

c . The Office of UN Commissioner for Human Rights

d . World Justice Project

Answer – d

 Explanation

The World Justice Project( WJP) Rule of Law Index measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries and jurisdictions worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance across eight factors:

1 . Constraints on Government Powers

2 . Absence of Corruption

3 . Open Government

4 . Fundamental Rights

5 . Order and Security

6 . Regulatory Enforcement

7 . Civil Justice

8 . Criminal Justice.