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Cabinet endorses judicial institute by-law

By Petra - Sep 10,2015 - Last updated at Sep 10,2015

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the 2015 amended draft by-law of the Judicial Institution of Jordan (JIJ).

The draft by-law is aimed at regulating work procedures at the JIJ, preparing qualified personnel to occupy leadership posts and improve the competence of judges.

According to the draft by-law, the supervision of the institute is assigned to a board of directors headed by the minister of justice, the membership of the secretary general of the Justice Ministry and a deputy of the president of the Court of Cassation.

The board also includes four senior judges, president of the Jordan Bar Association and two faculty members of public universities.

The board is tasked with preparing the institute’s general policy and endorsing plans related to regulating JIJ work and supervising their implementation.

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