Federal Judicial Administration Council for the Registrar of the Federal First Instance Court invites qualified applicants for the following positions
Work Place: Addis Ababa & Dire Dawa
Required Quantity: 40
Clothing Date: August 21, 2023
About The Federal Judicial Administration Council
The Federal Judicial Administration Council (FJAC) is an Ethiopian quasi-judicial body that adjudicates and ensures separation of powers of state and federal courts in the judicial system of Ethiopia. Under Article 55(1) of FDRE Constitution, the FJAC manages federal courts and judges and non-judicial personnels working with federal courts.
The FJAC is composed of the following members:
- The President of the Federal Supreme Court (Chairperson)
- The Chief Justice of the Federal High Court
- The President of the Federal First Instance Court
- The Attorney General of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
- Two judges of the Federal Supreme Court appointed by the House of Peoples Representatives
- Two lawyers with at least 10 years of experience appointed by the House of Peoples Representatives
The FJAC has the following powers and functions:
- To appoint, promote, transfer, and discipline federal judges
- To approve the budget of the federal courts
- To establish and maintain training programs for federal judges and other judicial personnel
- To investigate complaints of misconduct by federal judges
- To recommend to the House of Peoples Representatives the removal of federal judges from office
The FJAC is an important body in the Ethiopian judicial system. It plays a key role in ensuring the independence and accountability of the federal courts. The FJAC is also responsible for the training and development of federal judges and other judicial personnel. This helps to ensure that the federal courts are staffed with qualified and experienced judges who are able to administer justice fairly and impartially.
Here are some additional details about the FJAC:
- The FJAC was established in 1995, shortly after the adoption of the FDRE Constitution.
- The FJAC’s headquarters are located in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
- The FJAC has a secretariat that is responsible for providing administrative support to the council.
- The FJAC meets regularly to discuss and deliberate on matters related to the federal courts.
- The FJAC’s decisions are binding on all federal courts and judicial personnel.