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The Judicial System in Thailand: An Outlook for a New Century

Asian Law Series

No.6

Edited by Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
March 2001
Chapter 1
Historical Background and Overview of the Thai Judicial System pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
Chapter 2
Court system under the constitution pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Introduction
2 Constitutional Court
3 Court of Justice
4 The Administrative Court
5 Military Court
6 How to solve conflict of jurisdiction among the Courts
7 Special function of the Supreme Court under the 1997 Constitution

Chapter 3
Court of justice pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Introduction
2 Structure
 2.1 Administration
 2.2 Adjudication
3 Judicial System
 3.1 The Courts of First Instance
  3.1.1 General Courts
   3.1.1.1 In Bangkok
   Civil Courts
   Criminal Courts
   The Min Buri Provincial Court Kwaeng Courts
  3.1.1.2 In other Provinces
   Provincial Courts
   Kwaeng Courts
  3.1.2 The Juvenile and Family Courts
  3.1.3 Specialized Courts
   3.1.3.1 The Central Labour Court
   3.1.3.2 The Central Tax Court
   3.1.3.3 The Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court
   3.1.3.4 The Central Bankruptcy Court
 3.2 The Courts of Appeal
 3.3 The Supreme Court

Chapter 4
Personnel in the Machinery of Justice pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Judge
 1.1 Types of Judge
  1.1.1 Career Judge
  1.1.2 Senior Judge
  1.1.3 Associate Judge
  1.1.4 Datoh Justice
 1.2 The performance of duties and securities
  (1) Salary
  (2) The supervision
  (3) The transfer
 1.3 The Judicial Service Commission
2 Public Prosecutor
 2.1 Organization
 2.2 The performance of duties
  1 Duties in Criminal matters
  2 Duties in civil matters
3 Legal Aid
4 Other duties
  3 Attorney
   3.1 Organization
   3.2 Works

Chapter 5
Legal Education and Training of Legal Profession pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Legal Education in Thailand: Historical Background
 1.1 Before Legal and Judiciary System Reform [before B.E. 2411 (A.D. 1868)]
 1.2 After Legal and Judiciary System Reform [after B.E. 2411 ( A.D. 1868)]
2 Legal Education in Thailand: Current and Future Trend.
 2.1 Current Legal Education in the University of Thailand
 Bachelor of Laws program of Chulalongkorn University
 Master of Laws program of Ramkhamhaeng University
 2.2 Future Trend of Legal Education in Thailand
3 Legal Profession Training and Development
 3.1 Judiciary
 3.3 Public Prosecutor
 3.3 Lawyer

Chapter 6
Novelty in Thai Procedural Law pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Procedure in the Intellectual Property and International
Trade Court
 1.1 Rethinking the Philosophy of IPR Enforcement in the light of TRIPS and the Concept of Private Rights
 1.2 The Establishment in Thailand of an Intellectual
 Property and International Trade Court
 1.3 Some Salient Features of the IP&IT Court System
 1.4 Rules of the Court under the IP&IT Regime
 1.5 Novelty in Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement : Injunction V. Police Raid
 1.6 Anton Piller Order under Art. 50 (1) (b) of TRIPS Agreement
 1.7 Rights of Information
 1.8 Damages
 1.9 Improvements in the Thai Intellectual Property Law and Practice to Protect IPR as 'Public Rights'
 1.10 Conclusion
2 Procedure in the Bankruptcy Court
 2.1 Overview and Procedure
  2.1.1 Bankruptcy Cases
   2.1.1.1 Receiving Order
   2.1.1.2 Meetings of Creditors
   2.1.1.3 Composition and Realization of Assets
   2.1.1.4 Distribution
   2.1.1.5 Termination of the Administration
  2.1.2 Reorganization or Rehabilitation
   2.1.2.1 Automatic Stay
   2.1.2.2 Management
   2.1.2.3 The Plan
   2.1.2.4 Classification of Creditors and Cram Down
 2.2 Insolvency Test
 2.3 Deliberation Procedure
  2.3.1 Claims
  2.3.2 Avoidance Power
  2.3.3 Executory Contract
 2.4 Management and Insolvency
 2.5 Disclosure Procedure
 2.6 Reorganization/Composition Plan
  2.6.1 Content of the Plan
  2.6.2 Post-confirmation Procedure

Chapter 7
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Thailand pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
1 Court-Annexed Conciliation
 1.1 Practice Guidance on Court-Annexed Conciliation and Arbitration
 1.2 Role of the Judge: Inquisitorial V. Adversary
 1.3 Some Techniques Used in Court-Annexed Conciliation
 1.4 Court-Annexed Arbitration
2 Arbitration in Thailand
 2.1 International Commercial Arbitration
  2.1.1 Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
  2.1.2 Scope of the New York Convention
  2.1.3 Thailand and the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards
  2.1.4 Scope of the Arbitration Act 1987
   2.1.4.1 Domestic Awards
   2.1.4.2 Foreign Awards
  2.1.5 A Critique of International Commercial Arbitration in Thailand
 2.2 Problems Obstacles and Remedies for the Development of Arbitration in Thailand
 2.3 Conclusion

Chapter 8
Conclusion pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
Index pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand
Appendix pdf / Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court Thailand