By Bennie Mundando
CABINET has approved the appointment of the full membership for the Council of the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE) in accordance with the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education Act, No. 19 of 2009.
Under Section 4(2) of the Act, the Council is mandated to among other things, set minimum educational entry qualifications for persons seeking enrolment as students of the Institute, provide minimum educational qualifications for students who wish to be admitted to the legal bar.
The board also has the mandate to accredit law schools at private and public universities and set the criteria for accreditation and issue certificates to persons who are successful candidates in examinations conducted by the Council.