Ladakh: The Tibetan Local Justice Commissioner of Ladakh, Pema Sangpo, arranged a legal awareness campaign for the staff and students of TCV Ladakh on 13 October 2023.
Led by the school principal, Dudul Jigme, and staff, Sherab Gyatso, around 15 teachers and 450 students participated in the session.
The awareness campaign apprised the participants about the evolution of Tibetan democracy in exile and the powers and responsibilities of the three pillars of the Central Tibetan Administration. They were also elucidated on the Tibetan Justice Commission’s code of judiciary and its organisation and jurisdiction. The team also informed the public about the Code of Civil Procedure’s principal law and provided a detailed guideline on the different types of evidence, admissibility of evidence, the veracity of witnesses, the examination of witnesses, and the standard of proof.
–Filed by the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission