Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC)

Miviri re-appointed acting judge

He took his oath before Governor-General Sir Bob Dadae today at the Government House in the presence of Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia.

Acting Judge Nicholas Miviri was reappointed for a further 12-month term on 12 February, 2018, by the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.

Chief Justice Sir Salamo said in the short time Miviri has been acting judge, he delivered a very good performance record of 300 judgments which was recognised by the Commission.

He will be reassigned to the West New Britain Province.

PNG judge appointed to assist SI

Minister for Justice and Attorney General and Chairman of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission, Davis Steven, announced the appointment of Justice Les Gavara-Nanu to the Court of Appeals of Solomon Islands.

He said the appointment was made possible under a Memorandum of Understanding between the Judiciary of PNG and Solomon Islands.

Under the MOU, Justice Gavara-Nanu will assist the Solomon Islands Court of Appeal by performing judicial functions at least one or two weeks of every second month.