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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

FEDERAL JUDICIAL ACADEMY

 

 ISLAMABAD

NEWS

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

 

 

One Week Orientation Course on “Role of District & Sessions Judges being Non Financial Managers in Financial Management, Constitutional Jurisdiction of Courts and other New Laws” for newly promoted District & Sessions Judges (14th  to 19th April, 2014)

 

 

FJA Bulletin

Oct. Dec. 2013

 

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

 

 

Director General's

Speeches

 

 

FJA Bulletin

April-June,  2013

 

 

FJA Annual Judicial  Course Calendar 2013-14

 

 

Speech By The Hon'ble

Lord Justice Gross

 

 

 

CJEI News Letter -

Winter, 2011

 

 

 

 

Construction of

Federal Judicial Academy Phase-II

(Click here for detail)

 

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani

Chief Justice of Pakistan/

Chairman Board of Governors

Mr. Parvaiz Ali Chawla

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.

AIMS AND OBJECTS

  1. Orientation and training of new Judges, Magistrates, Law officers and Court personnel

  2.  In- service training and education of Judges, Magistrates, Law officers and Court personnel

  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.  

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 Academy.

 TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The 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 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. 

Federal Judicial Academy

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Islamabad-Pakistan

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