"Induction Programme for Judicial Commissioners" was held on 29th March-1st April 2021 (Monday-Thursday) at the Secretary's Office, Judicial Appointments Commission, Palace of Justice, Putrajaya. This programme aimed to expose the participants to the scope and areas of work and best practices that must be adhered to when fulfilling their duties and responsibilities as Judicial Commissioners. This programme was the first activity organized by the Judicial Academy in 2021 during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A total of 10 candidates of Judicial Commissioners attended this course, including Puan Amelati Anak Parnell, Puan Norliza binti Othman, Tuan Hasbullah bin Adam, YBhg. Dato' Sri Shamsulbahri bin Haji Ibrahim, Tuan Roslan bin Mat Nor, Puan Julia Binti Ibrahim, YBhg. Datuk Mohamad Abazafree bin Mohd Abbas, YBhg. Dato' Mohd Arief Emran bin Arifin, YBrs. Dr. John Lee Kien How@Mohd Johan Lee, dan Puan Adlin binti Abdul Majid.
The course began with a speech delivered by The Right Honourable Tun Tengku Maimun Binti Tuan Mat, Chief Justice of Malaysia, followed by a course briefing by The Honourable Datuk Seri Haji Mohd Zawawi bin Salleh, the Federal Court Judge and the Chairman of the Training Committee, Malaysian Judicial Academy. This four-day course was conducted in lectures and was followed by a question and answer session. A total of 10 topics were presented by senior judges entitled "Joint Session with Chief Judge of Malaya and Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak"; "Salient Features of the Rules of Court 2012"; "Judgement Writing Workshop"; "Case Management in Civil Cases and Court-Annexed Mediation"; "How to Conduct Criminal Trials and Appeals/Revisions in the High Court"; "Managing Procrastination and Competing Priorities"; "When to Recuse"; "Contempt Proceedings"; "How to Read Statutes"; dan "Judicial Power Under the Federal Constitution". Lectures entitled "e-Court System and e-Review"; and "Salary, Allowance and Benefits for Judges" were presented by officers from the Office of the General Registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia. The Right Honourable Tun Tengku Maimun Binti Tuan Mat, Chief Justice of Malaysia, had presented certificates to the participants who will be appointed as Judicial Commissioner at the end of the course.