Section 13 Composition of the Shariah Judicial and Bar Council The Shariah

Section 13 composition of the shariah judicial and

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Section 13. Composition of the Shari’ah Judicial and Bar Council. The Shari’ah Judicial and Bar Council shall be composed of five (5) members: a senior member of the Bangsamoro Shari’ah High Court, as ex-officio Chair, the Head of the Shari’ah Academy, and one (1) representative from the Bangsamoro Parliament, as ex-officio member. The regular members of the Council shall be one (1) representative each from the accredited organization of Shari’ah lawyers, and accredited Ulama organization in the Bangsamoro. The regular members of the Council shall be appointed by the Chief Minister with a term of five (5) years without reappointment. Section 14. Functions of the Shari’ah Judicial and Bar Council . The Shari’ah Judicial and Bar Council shall have the following functions: a. Recommend nominees to the Shari’ah Courts in the Bangsamoro which shall be submitted to the Judicial and Bar Council; and
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53 b. Conduct investigations of erring members of the Shari’ah Bar and of judges and personnel of the Shari’ah Courts in the Bangsamoro and submit the results of such investigation to the Supreme Court for the latter’s action. Section 15. Shari’ah Rules of Court . The rules of court for the Shari’ah courts in the Bangsamoro shall be promulgated by the Supreme Court, giving utmost consideration to the recommendations of the Bangsamoro Shari’ah High Court. In the meantime, the special rules of court for Shari’ah courts, as promulgated by the Supreme Court, shall continue to be in force. Section 16. Special Bar Examinations for Shari’ah . The Bangsamoro Shari’ah High Court, under the strict supervision of the Supreme Court, shall administer Shari’ah Special Bar Examinations for admission of applicants to the Philippine Bar as special members thereof. A successful examinee who has qualified for special membership in the Philippine Bar shall be duly conferred the title of counselor-at-law. Section 17. Practice of law before Shari’ah Courts. - The following are eligible to practice before Shari'ah Courts: a. A Shari’ah counselor-at-law; b. A regular member of the Philippine Bar; c. A Muslim who acts as counsel on his behalf; and d. A non-Muslim who submits to the jurisdiction of the Shari’ah Court and chooses to act as counsel on his behalf. Section 18. Appointment and Discipline of Shari’ah Court Personnel. The Supreme Court shall appoint the Shari’ah court personnel and shall have the power of discipline over them. The Shari’ah Judicial and Bar Council shall conduct investigations over erring personnel of the
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54 Shari’ah courts, and submit the results of such investigations to the Supreme Court for the la tter’s action. Section 19. Bangsamoro Shari'ah Integrated Bar. - The Parliament shall pass a law creating the Bangsamoro Shari'ah Integrated Bar as the official organization for the legal profession in the Bangsamoro, which shall be compulsory in membership for all Shari'ah lawyers. The Supreme Court shall adopt the rules for the integration of the Shari'ah bar which shall be
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  • Dean Lilybeth Libiran
  • Government, Member of Parliament, Parliament of the United Kingdom, European Parliament, Bangsamoro, Bangsamoro Government

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