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The President of Pakistan has promulgated on the 10th April, 2014 Ordinance No. V of 2014 called the Federal Judicial Academy (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014. The Federal Judicial Academy stands converted in to a Center of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education

Government of Pakistan

 

Centre of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education

(Federal Judicial Academy)

 

 

 ISLAMABAD

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for Civil Judges-cum-Magistrates

(October 13-18, 2014)

 

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The President of  Pakistan has promulgated on the 10th April, 2014 Ordinance No. V of 2014 called the Federal Judicial Academy (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014. The Federal Judicial Academy stands converted in to a Center of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education

 

FJA Bulletin

January-March 2014

 

SILVER JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

AND INAUGURATION OF NEWLY CONSTRUCTED

PHASE-II OF THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL ACADEMY

 

Address By Hon'ble

Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Chief Justice of Pakistan On

2nd November, 2013

AT FEDERAL JUDICIAL ACADEMY, ISLAMABAD

 

Speech By The Hon'ble

Lord Justice Gross

 

 

 

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk

Chief Justice of Pakistan/

Chairman, Board of Governors

Dr. Faqir Hussain

Director General

 

INTRODUCTION

Federal Judicial Academy was established under a Government Resolution in September, 1988. It functioned at different locations in Islamabad till the completion of its present campus in 1994 at H-8/4, Islamabad. A legal cover to the organization and functioning of the Academy was provided with the enforcement of Federal Judicial Academy Act, 1997. The Academy stands converted into Centre of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education by ordinance V of 2014.

AIMS AND OBJECTS

The aims and objects of the Centre of Excellence shall be

  1. orientation and training of new judges, magistrates, law officers, court personnel, lawyers, investigators, prosecutors, prison officers and government officers etc;

  2.  in- service training and education of judges, magistrates, law officers,  court personnel, lawyers, investigators, prosecutors, prison officers and government officers etc;

  3. holding of conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia for improvement of the judicial system and quality of judicial work;

  4. publishing of journals, memoirs, research papers and reports; and

  5. imparting legal and judicial education/training at graduation and higher level in various disciplines of law/judicial education.   

MANAGEMENT & CONTROL 

For general supervision of the affairs of the Academy and the achievement of its aims and objects, a Board of Governors has been constituted under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Pakistan. The management of the Academy is carried on under the general directions of the Board, by the Director General who is the Principal Accounting Officer as well as academic and administrative head of the Centre of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education (Federal Judicial Academy).

 TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The Federal Judicial Academy employs all the standard techniques for imparting training, which include class room lectures by judges, jurists and scholars, supplemented by panel discussions, scenarios, simulations, problem solving  and case studies with reference to landmark judgments of the superior courts, involving issues both pertaining to substantive and procedural law.

Syndicate discussions also form part of the training methodology. It aims at providing an opportunity to the participants to interact and exchange their knowledge and experience with one another; which helps in analyzing and articulation of current juridical issues. Participants are divided into a number of groups. One of the participants is designated as Chairman who, prepares with the contribution of other members of the group,  a report which is presented in the plenary session, for conclusions and finalization of recommendations.

 PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS

Ever since its inception, training programmes, refresher and re-orientation courses, seminars and workshops have been conducted, during which training has been imparted to civil judges-cum-judicial magistrates, senior civil judges, additional district & sessions judges, district & sessions judges, law officers, prosecutors and court personnel, hailing from all the four provinces, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Lectures and discourses by eminent  scholars  and  jurists  were  arranged  on large number of subjects, to equip the trainee judges with judicial skills, required to improve the quality of justice, with greater stress on subjects such as the rule of law, alternative dispute resolution, framing charge in criminal cases, issues in civil matters, the conduct of a judge, court management, etiquettes and manners, self-management and stress management. Various other topics were also covered, with particular emphasis on civil practice and procedure, maintenance of court registers and record, case management, style of judicial reasoning and the process of decision making. 

Centre of Excellence for Law and Judicial Education

(formally Federal Judicial Academy)

Service Road South, H-8/4

Islamabad-Pakistan

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