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Seychelles Attorney General and Justice of Appeal sworn into office

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Seychelles Attorney General and Justice of Appeal sworn into office

Thu, 31 December 2015

Mr. Ronny Govinden was sworn into office as the Attorney General of the Republic of Seychelles in a ceremony at State House this morning.

He was followed by Mr. Anthony Fernando who was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal.

They took the Oaths of Allegiance and the Judicial Oath before the President of the Republic, Mr. James Michel, and in the presence of the Vice-President, Mr. Danny Faure, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Francis MacGregor, Judges and Justices of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, the Chairperson and Members of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, members of their families as well as senior officials in the Office of the President.

Mr. Govinden has served as the Attorney General for the past seven years and he has been unanimously recommended for re-appointment for another term of office by the Constitutional Appointments Authority.

Mr. Fernando was appointed asa non-citizen Justice of Appeal on the 1st January 2009. He became a citizen of Seychelles on the 22nd July, 2011. Upon the recommendation of Constitutional Appointments Authority, he was appointed as a Seychellois Justice of Appeal.

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