Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea wants amendment to separate court systems
5 February 2021
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (photo credit: Commonwealth Secretariat/flickr)
Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika has announced plans to separate the running of the National Court and Supreme Court. “Currently, the judges are both Supreme Court and National Court judges. We want that to stop,” he said.
Sir Gibbs said judges should be appointed either as a Supreme Court judge or National Court judge.
“We will need the support of the government, through Parliament, to make the changes to the Constitution to separate the Supreme Court from the National Court,” he said.
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