Justice Stephen Kassman sworn in

Miviri sworn in as acting judge

Acting Judge Nicholas Miviri was sworn in by acting Governor General Theo Zurenuoc at the Government House today in the presence of Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia and other judges.  

He will be posted to the Kimbe National Court for a term of 12 months. He joins Justice Ellenas  Batari in the West New Britain Province. 

He is the fifth acting judge currently serving in the National Court. The National and Supreme Court have 35 permanent judges.

Miviri’s appointment was announced on Jan 20, 2017 by Chairman of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission Ano Pala.