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Retired SC Justice MB Lokur appointed to Supreme Court of Fiji

Retired SC Justice MB Lokur appointed to Supreme Court of Fiji

Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur, who retired as the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court in December 2018, has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji’s non-resident panel for the duration of three years.

Justice Lokur received the appointment letter for the same on December 31, 2018, a day after he retired from the Supreme Court of India.

Speaking on the same, Justice Lokur said that he was invited by the Chief Justice of Fiji to be part of the Fiji Supreme Court and he accepted the offer.

Fiji Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Fiji consists of the Chief Justice, who is also the President of the Supreme Court, all Justices of Appeal who are also members of the Court of Appeal and others specifically appointed as Supreme Court judges.

The court has three sessions in one year and Justice Lokur would be attending the August session from August 15- 30, 2019.

Fiji has previously invited judges from other nations including Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, South Africa and Malaysia to be a part of its non-resident panel.

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