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Principles and Declarations
The Commonwealth Principles (Latimer House) on the Three Branches of Government
(includes the Latimer House Guidelines on Parliamentary Supremancy and Judicial Independence, the Nairobi Plan of Action for Africa and the Edinburgh Plan of Action for the Development and Implementation of the Commonwealth Latimer House Principles).

Copies available from the CMJA or click here to access the documents.

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CMJA Journal

Annual subscription to the CMJA Journal and Newsletter

£50 including postage

Manuals and Toolkits

A Guide for the Magistrate in the Commonwealth: Fundamental Princples and Recommended Practices
(formerly "The Magistrate in the Commonwealth : A Training Manual")
Published January 2017
Available in hard copy (£5.00) or CD (£5.00). Both versions £10.00
E version available free to Individual Members on the Membership Area


Gender and Human Rights Toolkit
Containing the International/Commonwealth regional instruments for use by paralegals/lawyers and judicial officers. Updated 2018. USB version only. Price £10.00.

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Reports on Seminars/Conferences/Meetings

Parliamentary Supremacy and Judicial Independence - report of the proceedings of the Joint Collquium 1998 edited by John Hatchard and Peter Slinn, published by Cavendish Publishing - price £10.

The role of the judiciary in developing and maintaining a Vibrant Human Rights Environment in the Commonwealth. Report on the seminar held in Cyprus in 1998 - price £5.00

Report on the Gender and Human Rights Workshop - Nadi, Fiji, 2004. Hard copy only. Price £10.00.

The Report from the Colloquium on the Implementation of the Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles - July 2008. Price £10.00.

Reports on former Triennial Conferences held in Turks and Caicos (2009) Toronto (2006), Malawi (2003), Hard copy £20.00 (+ £2.00 postage)


The report on the Turks and Caicos Conference

"Justice for the Next Generation. The Protection and Promotion of Judicial Independence and a Colloquium on the Child and the Law (jointly with UNICEF)", held from 26 September to 23 October 2009.Hard Copies cost £20.00 each (+ £2.00 additional heavy item postage).


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Free to members (or £20.00 per copy+postage)

Last issue Volume 25, No 2, December 2020


Editorial (click here to see Editorial)

The Judicial Annulment of the 2019 Presidential Election in Malawi: A Discussion and Analysis, Oagile B.K. Dingake
Welsh Legal Structures and Systems: A Primer, Milwyn Jarman
The Rise of AI-Based Decision-Making Tools in Criminal Justice: Implications for Judicial Integrity, Adam Harkens et al.
Foreign Judges and Hong Kong's New National Security Law, Anna Dziedzic
Good Judgment: Judicial Involvement in the Community, Malcolm Rowe
A More Consistent Approach to Sentencing, Nic Madge

Law Reports
Njenga v Attorney General (Judicial Service Commission and Others, Interested Parties)
Nevsun Resources Ltd v Araya and Others (International Human Rights Program and Others Intervening)

Previous volumes available - click here to join the CMJA or request information on subscriptions or costs of copies of individual journals.

If you are a legal or judicial officer and would like to contribute to the journal please click here for ways to contribute and contact the Editor on: info@cmja.org

Free to members

Last issue Volume 48, November 2020


  1. Editorial
  2. President’s Message
  3. Queen’s Message for 50th Anniversary
  4. Commonwealth Webinars on the Rule of Law
  5. Judicial Independence and Human Rights Issues
  6. Commonwealth Chief Justices Roundtable
  7. CMJA-SIFoCC Virtual Seminar
  8. UNESCO Guidelines on Freedom of Expression
  9. Diary of Events
  10. New Members

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