Overview of The Legal and Justice System

CFFE Overview of The Legal and Justice System
  1. Basic Concepts and Type of Laws

  • Constitutional law
  • Statutory law
  • Substantive law
  • Procedural law
  • Administrative law
  • Common law
  • Civil Law
  • Civil and criminal actions of fraud
  • Criminal law
  • International law

2.            Systems of Government

  • Unitary system
  • Federal system

3.           The Court System

  • Establishment, structure, composition and jurisdiction of courts
  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Ant-corruption courts
  • Employment and Labour Relations Court
  • Environmental and Land court
  • International Court of Justice
  • Magistrates Court
  • Court Martial
  • Kadhi’s Court
  • Distinction between Courts and Tribunals
  • Tiered court system
  • Jurisdiction and venue

4.           Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR)

  • Nature of alternative dispute resolutions (ADR)
  • Nature and types of disputes
  • Legal framework governing ADR
  • General principles of ADR
  • Negation and Conciliation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Dispute Review Boards
  • Traditional dispute resolution mechanisms

5.          Common Legal System

  • The common law and substantive law
  • The doctrine of stare decisis and case law
  • Adversarial judicial process

6.           Civil Legal System

  • Codified Principles
  • Inquisitorial judicial process
  • Anti-corruption courts
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