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INDIVIDUAL AND LIFE MEMBERSHIP

Individual Membership is open to any individual who is a past or present member of any level of the judiciary or has connections with the courts within the Commonwealth.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • You will receive the Commonwealth Judicial Journal twice a year. It carries articles of interest to members in their court work throughout the Commonwealth;

  • You will be sent a Newsletter twice yearly. This carries both news about the Association's activities and about Members themselves;

  • You will be able to exchange views with like-minded individuals through the network of contacts the CMJA has around the Commonwealth;

  • You can attend the Major Conferences organised approximately every three years to coincide with the Association's Triennial General Assembly Meetings;

  • You can find out about the Training courses organised by the CMJA on court administration, case management, human rights and sentencing which are organised periodically in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. The current Judicial Education Programme also includes training on judicial ethics and family law, as well as global developments in the law;

  • You can obtain copies of our publications - click here for further information;

  • You can join the Gender Section and promote gender equality and women's right's around the Commonwealth; Click here for further details

  • You can contribute to the work of the Association by promoting its aims in your jurisdiction.

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APPLICATION FOR INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

You can apply for Membership or Renew your subscription and submit your subscription online. We will contact you with confirmation on receipt of your application. The costs for various periods of membership are listed below.

Alternatively, if you prefer to print off an application form and send us a cheque, you can do so by clicking here.

In order to offset the charges that the bank and credit card companies impose on us, a charge of 4% will be added to all amounts paid.

 

Non Salaried

Salaried

Annual Subscription

£35

£45

3 year Subscription

£85

£110

5 year Subscription

£140

£180

10 year Subscription

£270

£350

Please complete ALL FIELDS in the form below and click the Send button. Before paying for your membership, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU ENSURE THAT YOU FULFILL ALL THE REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME AND INDIVIDUAL MEMBER of the CMJA, in particular that you are qualified as a lawyer or judicial officer in a Commonwealth jurisdiction (ie: one of the Member States or dependent territories of the Commonwealth of Nations) in accordance with Article 3.4 of the Constitution.

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Further information on subscription fees for Member Associations can be obtained by contacting: info@cmja.org

CMJA Memorabilia

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WHO CAN JOIN

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MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS

Article 3.3 of the Constitution states that Membership is open to:

"Any judicial body of or including magistrates in a Commonwealth Country accepted by the Council as a Judicial Association may be admitted as a Member Association, and more than one such Association from the same country may, at the discretion of the Council, be admitted to membership".

Further information on subscription fees for Member Associations can be obtained by contacting: info@cmja.org

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INDIVIDUALS

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INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

This was introduced in 2009. It is open to the following
(a) an association of magistrates and judges drawn from a group of countries that includes a minority of non-Commonwealth members;
(b) A regional treaty-based court in which the appointing state members include a minority of non-Commonwealth members;
(c) A Commission or similar body which performs judicial functions within a Commonwealth country but includes lay members who do not qualify as Individual Members.

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