“Induction Programme for Judicial Commissioners” was held on 25th-28th November 2019 (Monday-Thursday) at the Secretary’s Office, Judicial Appointments Commission, Palace of Justice, Putrajaya. The objective of this programme is to expose the participants the scope and areas of work and best practices that must be followed when fulfilling their duties and responsibilities as Judicial Commissioners.
This course was conducted in the form of lectures with a total of 16 topics presented by senior judges namely “Practical Approach to Judgment Writing and Importance of Language”; “Salient Features of the Rules of Court 2012”; “When to Recuse”; “Committal Proceedings”; “Adjudicating Cases and Reduction of Charges under Section 302 of the Penal Code”; “Dealings with Conflict and Unexpected Contentious Situations”; “Case Management in Civil and Criminal Cases”; “Adjudicating Cases under Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA)”; “Assessing the Credibility and Reliability of Evidence”; “Criminal Law: Evidence and Procedure”; “Judge Craft”; “E-Court System and Practical”; “Adjudicating Trafficking of Drugs Cases under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952”; “How to Read Statutes”; “Business of Judging: Practical Workshop”; dan “Salary, Allowance and Benefits for Judges”.
A total of 15 candidates to be appointed as Judicial Commissioners have attended this course, namely YBhg. Datuk Haji Aslam bin Zainuddin, YBhg. Dato’ Norsharidah binti Awang, YBhg. Dato’ Rohana binti Abd Malek, YBhg. Dato’ Julie Lack, YBhg. Dato’ Fredrick Indran X.A. Nicholas, Encik Tee Geok Hock, Encik Wong Siong Tung, Encik Khairil Azmi bin Haji Mohamad Hasbie, Encik Leonard David Shim, Encik Nadzarin bin Wok Nordin, Encik George Varughese, Encik Quay Chew Soon, Encik Wong Hok Chong, Encik Atan Mustaffa Yussof Ahmad, and Encik Anand Ponnudurai.