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The Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (CACJ) welcomes President of the Supreme Court of Thailand, The Honorable Chief Justice Piyakul Boonperm, to the CACJ. The Honorable Chief Justice Piyakul Boonperm was appointed the President of the Supreme Court of Thailand with effect from 1 October 2021.

The CACJ expresses its deep appreciation for the contributions of former President of the Supreme Court of Thailand, Metinee Chalodhorn, to the work of the CACJ in advancing the Rule of Law within ASEAN.

Posted on : 15 Oct 2021

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The 9th Meeting of the Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (the “Council”) took place on 7 October 2021.

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia hosted the meeting virtually, due to the prevailing COVID-19 conditions, with His Excellency Dato Lim Jock Hoi, the Secretary-General of ASEAN attending the Opening Session by invitation.

Posted on : 14 Oct 2021

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The Judicial Training Center of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia will be organising an online workshop titled “Towards Climate Justice: Challenge, Strategy and Future Trend in Climate Change Adjudication”. The training workshop will be conducted virtually from 1 November 2021 to 4 November 2021. 

For further details on the workshop objective, activities and agenda, please refer to the terms of reference here: Link here

Details on the online workshop can also be found at the following course link: Link here

Posted on : 13 Oct 2021

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JUSTICE IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19 – Paper presented by Justice Azahar Mohamed, Chief Judge of Malaya at the Webinar hosted by the Judicial Integrity Network in ASEAN on 28 May 2020: Link here

ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC FROM THE JUDICIARY’S PERSPECTIVE – Paper Presented by Justice Nallini Pathmanathan, Judge of the Federal Court at the ASEAN Senior Law Officials Meeting (ASLOM) Malaysia Webinar on ‘Access to Justice during Pandemics’ on 17 August 2021: Link here

For more, please access the Malaysian Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 04 Oct 2021

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During the 8th CACJ Meeting, the CACJ agreed pursuant to Article 11 of the Hanoi Declaration for the Working Group on Judicial Education and Training to identify new ways of conducting training and education programs. On 7 September 2021, the Working Group on Judicial Education and Training hosted a webinar for participants from across the ASEAN judiciaries.

For more, please access the page titled ASEAN Judicial Dialogue: Judicial Education and Training in the Time of Pandemic on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 27 Sep 2021

The TechLaw.Fest 2021 organised by the Singapore Academy of Law will be held from 22 – 24 September 2021.  The three-day event will take on great law and tech issues of the day, with a spotlight on cybersecurity and the data and digital economy. Tech giants such as Alibaba, Facebook, and Google and leaders from EY, Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline, KPMG, Lazada will be bringing these issues to life, sharing diverse insights from industry, practice, government and academia. 

Free ticket may be obtained here: www.techlawfest.com/register

Full event programme: www.techlawfest.com/conference-programme

#TechLawFest #lawtech #law

For further information, please refer to the e-Flyer: Link here

Posted on : 19 Aug 2021

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The Myanmar Judiciary’s responses to COVID-19 pandemic may be accessed here: Link here

For more, please access the Myanmar Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 2 Jul 2021

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The Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (CACJ) welcomes Chief Justice of the Philippines, Alexander Gesmundo, to the CACJ, who was appointed on 5 April 2021.

The CACJ expresses its deep appreciation for the contributions of former Chief Justice of the Philippines, Diosdado Peralta, to the work of the CACJ in advancing the Rule of Law within ASEAN.

Posted on : 16 Apr 2021
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A Report on the Malaysian Judiciary’s Crisis Management Experiences in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Link here

For more, please access the Malaysian Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 08 Mar 2021
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Practice Guidelines on Case Management During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic No.3, dated 4 January B.E. 2564 (2021): Link here

For more, please access the Thailand Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 18 Jan 2021
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Please access the Singapore Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 02 Dec 2020
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The Philippine Judiciary Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Link here

For more, please access the Philippine Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 02 Dec 2020
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The Brunei Judiciary’s COVID-19 Response may be accessed here: Link here

For more, please access the Brunei Judiciary’s COVID-19 tab on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal here: Link here

Posted on : 02 Dec 2020
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The Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam successfully hosted the 8th Meeting of the Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (“CACJ”) on 5 November 2020 in Hanoi. This was an historic meeting as this was the first ever CACJ Meeting conducted virtually…

Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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In collaboration with the State Courts of Singapore, the International Consortium for Court Excellence conducted a virtual colloquium for representatives of the CACJ on the latest and third edition of the International Framework for Court Excellence (“IFCE”) on 28 October 2020. The Honourable Justice Methinee Chalothorn, President of the Supreme Court of Thailand, delivered the Opening and Welcome Remarks. The purpose of the colloquium was to share with participants features of the lates…
Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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The CACJ Working Group on Judicial Education and Training conducted a survey in October 2020 amongst the ASEAN Judiciaries to monitor and update on the current status of the Work Plan 2020-2025 implementation, and to identify the priorities of each judiciary in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has forced the CACJ Working Group on Judicial Education and Training agenda to be suspended and a new approach on judicial training and education has to be introduced to prevent further…
Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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The CACJ was invited to send representatives to attend the TechLaw.Fest 2020 organised by the Singapore Academy of Law from 28 September to 2 October 2020. TechLaw.Fest 2020 was held fully online over five days and featured over 20 hours of content from eminent speakers across 20 countries. Besides a series of webinars on Legal Operations, Technology Law, Future Law, Access to Justice and Legal Innovation, the event had an online exhibition space and virtual networking rooms for the inte…
Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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The Working Group on ASEAN+ Meetings (“ASEAN+ WG”) met virtually on 24 September 2020 to discuss the results of the survey on ASEAN judicial needs and legal engagements with China, Japan and South Korea. Survey results show that most of the ASEAN Judiciaries do have some form of engagement with China and mutual visits between the courts and/or their respective training institutions, but progressively less so with Japan and Korea. The meeting also agreed to move back the timeline of the A…
Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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The Working Group on the ASEAN Judiciaries Portal (“AJP”) met virtually on 14 August 2020. This was the first CACJ Working Group meeting to have been held virtually. The meeting updated that the AJP system enhancements have been completed, including the training marketplace and case repository, and materials have been uploaded on both features. The meeting also noted that the AJP has continued to see an upward trend in the site-visit statistics, with visitors from a wide range of countri…
Posted on : 16 Nov 2020
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