Middle-level Commanders and Staff Officers law course commences at IML

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Aug 2017 09:46:01


Staff Reporter,

The 48th Middle-Level Commanders and Staff Officers Law Course commenced at the Institute of Military Law (IML), Kamptee, on Monday.

The course started with the opening address of Brig Vijay Kumar, Commandant, Institute of Military Law. The course is of four weeks duration and is being attended by senior officers in the rank of Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, and Majors. The officers represent various military formations of the Indian Army where they are handling discipline and vigilance cases of the Army as Staff Officers and Middle-Level Commanders. They play a key role in dispensation of military justice amongst the rank and file of the the Indian Army.

Addressing the officers, Brig Vijay Kumar apprised them about the aim of the course and the endeavor of the IML to enable them to understand the application of Military and Allied Laws to the ground situations. He emphasised that by imparting instructions on Military and Allied Laws, the IML was preparing them for their onerous duties where there was no scope of error or illegality.

During the course, the officers will be trained for their role as staff officers dealing with discipline and vigilance cases objectivity. They will be given theoretical and practical training of law. Institute of Military Law is an elite institution working under the aegis of Army Training Command, Shimla, commanded by Lt Gen D R Soni, VSM, General Officer Commanding in Chief, informs a press release.