The course of “Section 302 of the Penal Code” was held in the Bera 1 and 2 Room, DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside, Putrajaya on 20th October 2022 (Thursday). The objective of this course was toward better understanding of Section 302 ot the Penal Code.
A total number of 25 participants had attended the course, consisting of nine Judges of the High Court and 16 Judicial Commissioners. This course was also attended by The Honourable Datuk Vernon Ong Lam Kiat, Federal Court Judge cum Chairman of the Training Commitee, Judicial Academy. Facilitators, who assisted the course were The Honourable Dato’ Abdul Rahman bin Sebli, Federal Court Judge, and The Honourable Datuk Abdul Karim bin Abdul Jalil, Judge of the Court of Appeal. Meanwhile, two Judges of the Court of Appeal have acted as observers in this course namely The Honourable Datuk Yaacob bin Haji Md. Sam, and The Honourable Datuk Vazeer Alam bin Mydin Meera.
Five participants presented the discussion topics namely “The Offence of Murder and the Offence of Culpable Homicide Not Amounting to Murder Under the Penal Code – Concept and Elements of the Offences”, “Section 34 and 149 of the Penal Code”, “Evidence of Forensic Pathologist”, “Witnesses”, and “Corroboration”. Each presentation took one hour including discussion time among participants, facilitators, and observers.