Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck says restorative justice can play a major role in the lives of children in schools.

Minister Chuck was speaking recently at Kingston Technical High School as part of Restorative Justice Week.

It’s being observed under the theme “Stories Of Restoration, Everyone Has a Say, The RJ Way”.

Minister Chuck explained the impact acknowledgement has on resolving conflict.

The Justice Minister says correct handling of a disagreement can see positive outcomes

Delroy Chuck, Minister of Justice.

In the meantime, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the government intends to establish five hundred more Restorative Justice Centres this year.

He says a majority of cases referred to the centres are settled.

He says in the court system, 90 percent of all cases referred to the Restorative Justice Programme are settled.

And Minister Chuck says the process is easier in the school system.

Delroy Chuck, Justice Minister, speaking Tuesday evening on Nationwide @5.