Thori Lam, Upper Motithang, Thimphu


The Bhutan National Legal Institute was established under the Judicial Service Act of Bhutan, 2007 started functioning with effect from 25 February, 2011. It is the centre devoted to providing continuing judicial and legal education through training, professional development, research, publication and dissemination.

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Legal Pamphlets

To provide first-hand information both on procedural and substantive law and other legal principles, BNLI produce legal pamphlets and distributed to the general public in hard copy. For those who couldnot have access to hard copy can access online.

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Bhutan Law Review

The Bhutan National Legal Institute had initiated the idea of publishing a law journal titled Bhutan Law Review (BLR) as one of the dissemination activities of the Institute in 2012.

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New Legislation

With the increasing number of laws being enacted by the Parliament each year, it is crucial for Bhutan National Legal Institute to compile new legislations and create awareness to the judicial personnel and the relevant stakeholders.

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Judges Book Club

The Bhutan National Legal Institute has started a Judges Book Club for interested judges and lawyers. The Members of the club meet first Friday of every month to discuss their opinions, experiences and beliefs about the selected book they have read.


Training on Child Court Procedures for Bench Clerks

Bhutan National Legal Institute conducted a three day training on child court procedures for Bench Clerks. Around forty participants attended the training and it was funded by Save the Children.

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Roll out Training on Child Justice for the Principals & School Law Club coordinators

To sensitize different school law clubs on Child Justice, Bhutan National Legal Institute is conducting ‘Roll Out training on Child Justice’ for the Principals and School Law Club Coordinators, from 22-23 December 2016.

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Vacant Post for Messenger

Bhutan National Legal Institute would like to announce the vacant post for the Messenger.

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