March 12, 2013

Acting Chief Registrar sworn in

17:50 Mon Mar 11, 2013
Report by: Roland Koroi

Yohan Liyange is the new acting Chief Registrar.

He was sworn in this morning by His Excellency the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau at Government House.

A statement from the Ministry of Information says the Sri Lankan citizen has extensive experience in law, having represented as a state counsel at the Attorney General’s Chambers in Colombo.

He graduated from the Sri Lankan Law College in 2003 before taking up the post of a state prosecutor at the Attorney General’s Department conducting prosecutions at the Magistrates Courts of Sri Lanka.

He then took up office at a state counsel in 2005 and conducted prosecutions involving both civil and criminal cases.

The ceremony was attended by the Chief Justice, Anthony Gates.

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