JSC announces for judges for Criminal Court and Civil Court

Justice Building in the capital city of Male', where the Civil Court is located at | Photo: Hussain Waheed

Male’, Maldives – Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has announced for one judge for Criminal Court and one judge for Civil Court to fill the vacancies in both the courts.

Judges of Civil Court and Criminal Court receive a basic salary of MVR 30,000. In addition to this, they receive a living allowance of MVR 15,000 per month, risk allowance of MVR 3,300 for judges of Criminal Court and MVR 1,650 for judges of Civil Court. Furthermore, judges of both courts receive phone allowance and medical insurance as per the Courts Act.

The requirements for both the posts include being of at least 25 years, attained at least a degree in Islamic Shariah or Law or both Islamic Shariah and Law and have a minimum experience of 2 years as a judge or a lawyer.

Further requirements include being mentally stable, being a Sunni Muslim, currently not fulfilling a political post, must not be active in a political party or be a member of such a party and must not have been convicted for bribery or a treacherous offence or an offence that is punishable in Islamic Shariah in the past.

In addition to this, the individual applying for the post must not be a person that has been convicted of an act of terrorism or an offence under the Penal Code and must not have been punished for that offense within the past 7 years. Furthermore, the person must not currently be serving a sentence for a criminal offense. The person must also currently be paying off any loans taken.

JSC has said in their announcement for eligible people who are interested in the posts to mail their applications with the required documents to admin@jsc.gov.mv before 9th November.