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Legal staff from Malé Courts take part in Penal Code Seminar

Legal staff from Malé Courts take part in Penal Code Seminar

 penal code training

The Maldives Judicial Academy conducted a seminar on the Maldivian Penal Code 2014, in which 27 legal officers from the High Court of the Maldives, the Criminal Court, the Juvenile Court, the Drug Court, the Civil Court, and the Family Court participated.

The seminar, titled Seminar on the Maldivian Penal Code 2014, was conducted in Malé, at the Auditorium at STELCO Head Office. The program was conducted from 8th to 11th December.

penal code training

The seminar covered the Maldivian Penal Code from cover to cover, and included one session on crime, punishment, and the criminal justice system, and another additional session as a case study conference.

Al-Ustaad Ahmed Maajid, Acting Chancellor of Maldives Judicial Academy, Justice al-Ustaad Abdul Ra’oof Ibrahim from the High Court of the Maldives, and Judge al-Ustaad Adam Arif from the Criminal Court worked as trainers at the seminar.

All the 27 participants who registered for the seminar completed it and were awarded certificates of completion by the Maldives Judicial Academy, at the closing ceremony held on the night of 11th December.

This was the second edition of a series of seminars that the Maldives Judicial Academy has planned on the Maldivian Penal Code. The first of the series was conducted in Faafu Nilandhoo from 3rd to 7th November this year, in which 34 Magistrates from seven of the twenty Judicial Divisions of the Country took part.

penal code training

At least three editions of the program have been planned for the next year, intended to give training to all Magistrates of the country, according to the Programs and Publications Division at the Maldives Judicial Academy. 

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