Two more females judges were today appointed to the to sit on the bench of the court of appeal at the state house this morning by President David Granger.
Justice Alison Roxanne George and Justice Dawn Gregory-Barnes this morning took their oaths in front of President Granger, Prime Minster Moses Nagamootoo and family members. During a meeting on the 20th of May, members of the judicial Service Commission (JSC) unanimously agreed to recommend the two female for the appointment after they would have found favour in their performance. The president acting on piers given to him article 128 of the constitution and the advice of the JSC appointed the women to serve as appeal judges starting from today’s date.
President Granger in offering congratulatory remarks and said the separation of powers is necessary and that executive arm of government plead non interference in the judiciary.
“The executive branch if he government has no interest in interfering with the adjuratory role of the judiciary,” president Granger said.
The head of state said that the executive only was a fair and unbiased judiciary and that judicial officers play a vital role in the independence of the judiciary. He said the officers must demonstrate the highest standards of impartiality.