President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has today ratified the 2nd Amendment Bill to the Judicature Act
(Act No. 22/2010). The Amendment was passed by the Parliament at the 6th sitting of its second session, on 14th June 2017. Following ratification, the Act has been published in the Government Gazette.
Following the ratification of this amendment, the total number of judges on the High Court bench is now 11, composed of a Chief Judge and 10 additional judges.