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JKJA organizes training prog on ‘Cannons of Judicial Ethics’ for Munsifs

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JAMMU: Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy Saturday organized a training programme on ‘Cannons of Judicial Ethics’ for Munsifs serving in Jammu province at Judicial Academy Complex Jammu.

“Under the visionary patronage of  Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, (Patron-in-Chief, J&K Judicial Academy) and inspiring guidance of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Chairman, and other Judges of Governing Committee of Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy, One day Special Training programme on the Cannons of Judicial Ethics; Code of Conduct for Judicial Officers – Relations with Superiors/Bar and Staff/Litigants; Exercise of Power u/s 156(3) CrPC;  Grant of  Interim Injunctions and Appointment of Receiver; Punctuality, unnecessary adjournment of cases and consequences of shortfall in disposal in their service career was organized by Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy for Munsiffs serving in Jammu province at Judicial Academy Complex, Jammu,” reads a communiqué issued by DIPR-JK.

Justice J.P. Singh, Former Judge, High Court of J&K, Former Member, J&K State Accountability Commission was the resource person in the Special Training Programme.

The resource person educated the participants about the judicial ethics that need to be incorporated in their way of life and personality for the fair and just discharge of their professional duties. The resource person also elaborately discussed the provisions viz. 156(3) of Code of Criminal Procedure and injunctions under the civil procedure code and the various aspects pertaining to the subject which need to be taken care of while dealing with matters in court.

Sanjay Parihar, Director, J&K Judicial Academy welcomed the participants to the programme and said that the platform provided by the Judicial Academy is an opportunity for them in updating their knowledge and clearing their doubts by interacting with the Resource person.

Later, an interactive session was held during which the participants deliberated and discussed the various aspects of the subject topic and raised queries which were satisfactorily settled by the resource person.

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