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Algeria

Algeria | National Judicial Training Institute / School

Ecole Superieure de la Magistratur
The Supreme Judicial School

Contacts:
Ecole Superieure de la Magistrature
BP 222 Koléa RP Tipaza.
Code postal:42003
Tel: +(213) 24 28 10 97+(213) 24 28 10 98
Fax: +(213) 24.28.10.95
Website: wwww.esm.dz

About The Supreme Judicial School

About The Supreme Judicial School
L’École Supérieure de la Magistrature (ESM) is a public administrative establishment, endowed with legal personality and financial autonomy, placed under the supervision of the Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals.
– From an organizational standpoint, ESM is managed by a Director General assisted by a Director of Basic Education, a Director of Internships, a Director of Continuous Education and a Secretary-General. In addition, ESM is managed by a Board of Directors (BoD) and has a Scientific Board.
The nature of education at ESM was determined by the law promulgated on 12 December 1989, concerning the statute of the Magistracy, and has found practical reflection in Executive Decree No. 90-139 dated 19 May 1990 regarding the organization and operation of ESM, as well as the rights and duties of students.

All ESM activities officially began in 1990 with the admission of the first batch of student magistrates.
ESM Tasks
The ESM main tasks are the basic education of student magistrates, the continuous education of working magistrates, improve their level and requalify them.”
Budget
In 2008, ESM’s budget was estimated at DZD 463,956,000, of which 70% was allocated to employees’ wages and 30% to operating costs.
Organization of ESM
From an organizational standpoint, ESM is managed by a Director General assisted by a Director of Basic Education, a Director of Internships, a Director of Continuous Education and a Secretary-General. In addition, ESM is managed by a BoD and has a Scientific Board.

Director General
ESM Director General is appointed as per a presidential decree based on the proposal of the Minister of Justice, keeper of seals. His tasks are terminated in the same forms. ESM Director General shall, in particular, do the following:

  • Represent ESM before the courts and in all civil acts.

  • Propose the internal organization and implement ESM bylaw after having them been approved by the BoD.

  • Propose the basic education program projects as well as cooperation and exchange projects, and participate in in the development of the continuous education program project, after consulting the Scientific Board.

  • Prepare ESM budget project and submit the same to the BoD.

  • Exercise hierarchical authority over all staff and appoint staff for whom another method of appointment is not planned, in accordance with the applicable regulations.

  • Enter into all contracts, pacts, covenants and agreements within the framework of the applicable regulations.

  • Take all necessary measures to improve education and training provided at ESM.

  • Prepare BoD meetings and ensure implementing the deliberations thereof.

  • ESM Director General shall direct dispensing ESM’s budget.

  • ESM Director General shall be assisted, in his duties under his authority, by: A Secretary General and a Director of Basic Education, a Director of Continuing Education, and a Director of Internships.

Secretary General
In particular, ESM secretary is charged with matters of public administration, human and financial resources, ESM-related data entry, and management and enrichment of ESM library.

Director of Basic Education
The Director of Basic Education shall exclusively be liable for undertake any action aimed at implementing, monitoring, controlling, and evaluating the program adopted in the fields of basic education of the student magistrates.

Director of Continuous Education
The Director of Continuous Education shall exclusively be liable for organizing, conducting and following up the different categories of the continuous education phase for working magistrates. He shall also be liable for cooperation and exchanges with similar national and international institutions.

Director of Internships
The Director of Internships shall exclusively be liable for conducting, monitoring and controlling internships according to their nature at the level of the judicial authorities. He shall also be liable for the organization and the smooth running of ESM entrance exam.
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ESM internal organization is determined by a joint decision between the Minister of Justice, Keeper of Seals, the Minister of Finance and the authority of the public service.

Algeria | National Official Representative(s) to EAJTN

 H.E

Hussien Mabrouk

Director of Supreme Judicial School

Tel.: +21321916546

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated March 12, 2021