MESSAGE FROM HONORABLE
SINDH JUDICIAL ACADEMY
A Judicial Academy is known by imparting of judicial training at the pre-service and during service stage of services of Judges. It was long felt need to establish a Judicial Academy in Sindh in order to improve the working and skill of district judiciary and their staff, to achieve said purpose, the Sindh Judicial Academy was established by the Sindh Act No.IX of 1994 with the following objects:-
Sindh judicial academy act, 1993
An Act to establish a Provincial Judicial Academy in the Province of Sindh [Gazette of Sindh, Extraordinary, Part IV, 7th March, 1994]
No. PAS/Legis-B-18/93, dated 7-3-1994. The Sindh Judicial Academy Bill,1993 having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh on 26th December, 1993 and assented to by the Governor of Sindh on – 2nd February, 1994 is hereby published as an Act of the Legislature of Sindh.
Preamble.—Whereas it is expedient to establish a Provincial Judicial Academy in the Province of Sindh, in the manner hereinafter appearing;
It is hereby enacted as follows:
1. Short title and commencement:-
(1) This Act may be called the Sindh Judicial Academy Act 1993.
WHAT WE OFFER?
- Legal orientation, training of judicial officers and officials of the district judiciary, law officers and members of the Bar.
- Continuing education of members of the subordinate judiciary.
- Holding of conferences, seminars, workshops, and symposia for improvement of judicial work
In the beginning of the year 1992, the then Chief Justice and Judges of the Honorable High Court of Sindh felt the importance of judicial education and training for the judges in the province of Sindh. Thus, the Sindh Judicial Academy was set up in May 1992 under a resolution of the High Court of Sindh. In the year 1993, the Sindh Judicial Academy Ordinance, 1993 (Ordinance No.XVIII of 1993) was promulgated to provide legal cover for its working and functions. In the year 1994 Sindh Assembly repealed the Ordinance by the Sindh Judicial Academy Act, 1993 which was promulgated on 7th March, 1994 (Act IX/94). So far, SJA has trained 50 batches of judges, law officers including the officers of JAG branch of armed forces have been passed off by the Academy.
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- American Bar Association
- American Bar Association Judicial Reform Programs
- American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative
- ASEAN Law Association
- Asia Law Institute
- Asian Development Bank.