New judges sworn in
The first set of judges has been appointed by President Ratu Josefa Iloilo this morning.
Justice Anthony Gates has been reappointed as Fiji's Chief Justice.
Justice Davendra Pathik, Justice Daniel Gounder and Justice Sosefa Inoke have also been sworn-in as High Court judges.
President Iloilo also appointed Mary Muir as Resident Magistrate.
Muir is a former lawyer from Ba.
They have been appointed under the Judicial Services Decree.
Other appointments are expected soon.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice Anthony Gates is expected to issue a press statement later this afternoon.
Stay with Fijivillage for that.
May 22, 2009
The Kangaroo Court is now in session
All rise, all rise. Under an illegally shrouded cloak of secrecy the treasonous bench-warmers have arrived.