Maldives Law Institute

The Maldives Law (MLI) Institute is an independent non profit non government organization established under Associations Act of the Maldives. The purpose of the MLI is the engage in research primarily into Maldivian law, promote and assist the development of laws and regulations in the Maldives and to foster a better understanding of the Maldivian law, both locally and globally.

The Maldives Law Institute is also the publisher of the peer reviewed quater perriodical – the Maldives Law Review (MLR).

The Maldives Law Institute is also actively involved in publishing legal text books and we recently published the first ever comprehensive academic literature on the Maldivian Legal System under the same title written in English. The text is currently available in libraries of major universities and available for purchase at the Maldives Law Institute and online on