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Retd. Justice Madan B. Lokur Appointed Judge of Fiji's

Retired judge of Indian Supreme Court Justice Madan B. Lokur has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji's Non-Resident Panel.
Retd. Justice Madan B. Lokur Appointed Judge of Fiji's

Details:

  • Justice Lokur is appointed as a judge of Supreme Court of Fiji's non-resident panel.
  • He will assume charge of his new role on 15 August 2019.
  • He has been appointed in the new role for a period of three years.
  • On December 31 2018, Justice Lokur demitted the office as a Supreme Court justice after his superannuation.
  • It is likely that Justice Lokur received the offer from Chief Justice of the Fiji Supreme Court on the day of his retirement itself.

About the The Supreme Court of Fiji:

  • In one year it has three sessions in total.
  • Justice Lokur will attend August session which starts from August 15 to August 30, 2019.
  • Other countries that have been invited by Fiji over the years are South Africa, Sri Lanka, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand.

About Justice Madan B. Lokur:

  • In July 1977, he enrolled as an advocate and practised in High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court.
  • In 1981, he became an Advocate-on-Record in Supreme Court.
  • In 1998 he was appointed as Additional Solicitor General and continued in that post till February 1999 when he was appointed an Additional Judge of Delhi High Court (HC).
  • In July 1999, he was made a permanent judge. Later he served as Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court and then Andhra Pradesh High Court before being elevated to SC.
  • He was appointed as judge of Supreme Court of India on 4 June 2012.
  • He retired as Supreme Court judge on 31 December 2018, after a term of more than 6 years.

Question:

Q. Which Retired judge of Indian Supreme Court has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji's Non-Resident Panel?
a. Justice Madan B. Lokur
b. Justice Mohan B. Lokur
c. Justice Mahesh B. Lokur
d. Justice Mohit B. Lokur
Retd. Justice Madan B. Lokur Appointed Judge of Fiji's Retd. Justice Madan B. Lokur Appointed Judge of Fiji's Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 18, 2019 Rating: 5

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