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Justice Madan B Lokur Reappointed As Judge Of Supreme Court Of Fiji

Srishti Ojha
12 Jan 2022 2:39 PM GMT
Justice Madan B Lokur Reappointed As Judge Of Supreme Court Of Fiji
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Former Judge of Supreme Court of India Justice Madan B Lokur has been re-appointed as a judge of the non-resident panel of the Supreme Court of Fiji.Justice Lokur was first sworn in as judge of the Supreme Court of Fiji in August 2019 which was the first time an Indian judge got appointed as the judge of the apex court of another country.The President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame...

Former Judge of Supreme Court of India Justice Madan B Lokur has been re-appointed as a judge of the non-resident panel of the Supreme Court of Fiji.

Justice Lokur was first sworn in as judge of the Supreme Court of Fiji in August 2019 which was the first time an Indian judge got appointed as the judge of the apex court of another country.

The President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame M. Katonivere, acting upon the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission and the endorsement of the Attorney-General has reappointed Justice Lokur for a term of three (3) years with effect from 21st January 2022.

Justice Lokur's Appointment has been done in pursuance of Chapter 5, Part A, Section 106(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji which states that " the Judges of the Supreme Court, the Justices of Appeal and the Judges of the High Court are appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission following consultation by it with the Attorney-General."

Justice Lokur became a judge of the Supreme Court of India on June 4, 2012, and demitted office on December 31 2018. He was Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court and the Andhra Pradesh High Court before being elevated to the Supreme Court.

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