Program “Lectures on Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952” on 28 May 2016 is the fifth program organized by the Judicial Academy in 2016 after following courses:
(i)“Judge Craft and Judgment Writing” on 19-21 January 2016;
(ii)“How to Read Statute” on 19 March 2016;
(iii)“Case Management in Civil Cases” on 26 and 27 March 2016; and
(iv)“Appeal and Sentencing” on 22 and 23 April 2016.
Participants consist of:
(i)Judge of the High Court - 13 participants; and
(ii)Commissioner of Justice - 19 participants.
While, the speakers are made up of:
|(i)||YAA Tan Sri Md Raus bin Sharif
President of the Court of Appeal;
|(ii)||YA Tan Sri Ahmad bin Haji Maarop
Federal Court judge; and
|(iii)||YA Dato' Azahar bin Mohamed
Federal Court Judge.
The program is held in the form of lectures. 3 lectures were included in this program. Titles and speakers in sequence program are as follows:
(i)“Duty of Trial Judge at the End of Case for Prosecution”
By: YA Dato’ Azahar bin Mohamed;
(ii)“Break in the Chain of Evidence and Section 114 (g) of the Evidence Act 1950 [Act 56]”
By: YAA Tan Sri Md Raus bin Sharif; and
(iii)“Duty of Trial Judge at the Conclusion of the Trial”
By: YA Tan Sri Ahmad bin Haji Maarop
Question and answer session was held after the three speeches lectures were delivered.
The course lasts for half a day which has been implemented smoothly and got excellent ratings among participants.