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Former SC judge Madan Lokur sworn in as Fiji’s SC judge

The president of Fiji Major.General (Retd) Jioji Konrote has appointed Justice Madan Lokur from India as the new Supreme Court (SC) judge of Fiji.


He will serve as the judge of the non-resident panel of the Supreme Court of Fiji.

 

The swearing in ceremony was conducted and the oath was administered by president of Fiji in presence of Chief Justice Kamal Kumar and others.
This is the first time ever an Indian has been appointed to the Supreme Court of another country.


Mr. Madan Lokur who retired as justice of India’s SC in December 2018, will go to Fiji twice a year to handle civil, criminal, constitutional, commercial matters etc.

 

The SC of Fiji has two sessions in a year split across four weeks. He was appointed as the SC judge of India on June 4, 2012.


He will join the office from August 15, 2019.

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