The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has opened applications for the vacant position of Chief Judge of the Criminal Court of the Maldives. The decision was made after Chief Judge Ahmed Shakeel was appointed to the High Court of the Maldives.
Criminal Court judges are allowed to apply for the position of the chief judge. Interested individuals are required to submit their applications via the JSC Fahires online portal by April 3. The chief judge of the Criminal Court receives a salary of USD3,200.
JSC has also opened applications for the position of judge of the Criminal Court. The qualifications include being above 25 years of age, having an undergraduate degree in law, and two years of experience as a judge or lawyer. Criminal Court judges receive a salary of USD3,136 as well as medical insurance and a phone allowance. Interested individuals are required to submit their application by April 4.