Judge resigns

Justice Sawong resigns from judiciary

Chairman of Judicial and Legal Services Commission Ano Pala announced the resignation of Justice Don Sawong from the National and Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea.

Justice Sawong’s resignation is effective as of 31 March 2017.

In a press statement dated 12 April and released on April 21, the Minister for Justice and Attorney General, on behalf of the Government of PNG, thanked Justice Sawong for his services to the judiciary.

Justice Sawong’s resignation comes two years short before his current term expires. He has served a total of 19 years as a judge.