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Who set up the four areas of competence

Magistrates national training initiative

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What area the four areas of competence

1) managing yourself
2) working as a member of a team
3) making judicial decisions
4)managing judicial decisions

2

Which area of competence is for the chair only

Managing judicial decisions

3

Who is training delivered by

BTDC
Bench training and development committee

4

What does the judicial college provide

National syllabus

5

Which part of training familiarises training magistrates with the bench and court proceedings

Initial training

6

What is included in initial training

Weekend lectures and courses and workshops

7

What role does an experienced magistrate have in training

Mentoring

8

How many meetings will they have with the mentor in the first two years

8-11

9

What does core training do?

Gives skills and knowledge needed

10

Training sessions include what

Court observations and prison visits

11

After how many years does consolidation occur

2

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How many hours of training is there in the first year

40

13

What is given to the trainee to help with sentencing

Magistrates association: sentencing guidelines

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When is appraisal to check the competencies have been completed successfully

2 years

15

When is further training given after appraisal

If you fail initial appraisal

16

What training do experienced magistrates get

Refresher courses

17

Who impartiality gets extra training

Youth and family

18

What does the magistrates association organise

Information in the justice of the peace magazine and conferences