HM presides over swearing-in ceremony of new judicial commissioner

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HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday presided over the swearing in ceremony of Justice Conrad Seagrott as the new non-resident judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court.

The monarch witnessed Justice Seagrott take the oath for the four-year post at Istana Nurul Iman. Justice Seagroatt is also one of the judges at the Court of Appeal.

Grand Chamberlain Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Hj Alauddin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Hj Abu Bakar began the ceremony with the reading of the appointment letter.

Also present were Chief Justice Dato Seri Paduka Hj Kifrawi Dato Paduka Hj Kifli, Attorney General Datin Seri Paduka Hjh Hayati Pehin Orang Kaya Shahbandar Dato Seri Paduka Hj Mohd Salleh, President of Court of Appeal Justice John Barry Mortimer, and Court of Appeal Judge Michael Peter Burrell.

Other attendees included High Court Judge Dato Paduka Steven Chong, High Court Judge Dato Paduka Hj Hairol Arni Hj Abdul Majid, Judicial Commissioner and Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court Pengiran Hjh Rostaina Pg Hj Duraman and Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Juanda A Rashid.

The Brunei Times