Moot Court

Sixth International Air Law Moot Court 9th-12th April 2015

The Fifth edition of the International Air Law Moot Court Competition which took place in Bucharest, Romania, from 13-16 March 2014 was a very successful event with eighteen teams participating, presenting fascinating pleas while our Romanian hosts generously and graciously received their guests.
This time, the Sarin Memorial Legal Aid Foundation from India and the International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University in the Netherlands join forces with Beijing Capital International Airport with the purpose of organising the sixth edition of the International Air Law Moot Court Competition. The International Air Law Moot Court Competition is a unique opportunity for students seeking to gain experience in the development of arguments in the field of international law and international air law, while also establishing contacts around the world.

We invite Universities having an interest for international air law to send a team to the Competition which will be held from 9th-12th April 2015 in Beijing, China. The case concerning unruly passengers is available below. The case involves questions of public international law and international air law. Registration is online, please click here.

INDIAN TEAMS NOTE: The National India Rounds (compulsory for all Indian teams) will be held on the 7th of February, 2015 at the Army Institute of Law, Mohali. This will be a ONE day event. Exchange of memorials for teams participating in the National India Rounds will take place on the 5th of February, 2015 – Opponent memorials will be emailed to the team at the email address provided at the time of registration.

The top qualifying Indian teams will be entitled to participate in the International Rounds being held in Beijing.

For more information, please visit the pages dedicated to the Competition at www.iiasl.aero and www.sarins.org or send an e-mail to airlawmootcourt@law.leidenuniv.nl. Deadline for registration is Monday 27 October 2014.

PROGRAMME FOR THE NATIONAL INDIA ROUNDS OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL AIR LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION

CHANDIGARH 07th February 2015

Friday 6th February 2015

TIME   EVENT
All Day : Arrival of all Teams at Chandigarh and check in at their accommodation, i.e. The Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Sector 43, Chandigarh.
Evening : Receive Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India.

 

Saturday 7th February 2015

 

TIME   EVENT
09:00 : Reporting Time for All Teams (Registration, Pick up of Badges, etc) at the Army Institute of Law, Sector 68, Mohali.
10:00 : Morning Tea for all participants and guests
10:30 – 11:30 : Inauguration of the Event by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India. Mr. Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, Acting Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana High Court shall preside.
10:30 : Arrival of Guests
10:45 – 10:50 : Welcome Address by Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Principal, Army Institute of Law
10:50 – 11:00 : Address by Mr. Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, Acting Chief Justice, Punjab & Haryana High Court
11:00 – 11:15 : Inaugural Address by Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India
11:15 – 11:20 : Vote of Thanks by Mr. M.L. Sarin, Secretary General, Sarin Memorial Legal Aid Foundation
12:00 – 13:20 : Preliminary National Rounds | Session 1
13:20 – 14:30 : Lunch
14:30 – 15:50 : Preliminary National Rounds | Session 2
15:50 – 17:00 : Deliberation of Judges / Tea
17:00 – 18:00 : Valedictory / Closing Address and Announcement of top teams qualifying for the Semi Finals to be held in Beijing, China in April, 2015