History

Administration of the Maldives Judiciary

2015: Mr Hassan Saeed was assigned to the post of Judicial Administrator at the Department of Judicial Administration

2013: Ibrahim Adam Manik the Chief Judicial Administrator was released from his post.

2011: In the ruling number /SC-RU/02 2011 issued on 14 March 2011 by the Supreme Court of the Maldives, the Articles 90, 91, 92, 93 and 94 were abolished and as before the Department of Judicial Administration was brought under the Supreme Court of the Maldives.

2010: As per Article 90 (a) of the “Act of the Maldives” on 21 October 2010 the Department of Judicial Administration was instituted again.

2009: Ibrahim Ahmed Manik was assigned to the post of Chief Judicial Administrator.

2008: Article 21 (e) of the Judicial Service Commission Act was abolished as per the Supreme Court ruling number /SC-RU/01 2008 issued on 02 December 2008 and the Department of Judicial Administration was brought under the Supreme Court.

2008: The Judicial Services was abolished and the Department of Judicial Administration was created by the Judicial Service Commission on 01 October 2008 as per Article 21 (e) of the Judicial Service Commission Act, Act number 10/2008.

2008: With the ratification of the Constitution, the Ministry of Justice was abolished and the Judicial Administration Services was created.

1996: The Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Justice was changed to “Ministry of Justice”

1993: The Ministry of Justice was changed to “Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs”.

1968: “Mahkamathu Sharuiyya” was changed to “Ministry of Justice”.

1934: “Wuzaarathul Haqqaniyya” was changed to “Mahkamathu Sharuiyya”

1932: The first Constitution of the Maldives was ratified and (“Wuzaarathul Haqqaniyya” (Ministry of Justice) was created.