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PUBLIC NOTICE: All Courts, except for Nabouwalu Court will be open from Monday 21 December 2020

All Courts, Small Claims Tribunal, Tribunals and Court Registries except for Nabouwalu Court will be open from Monday 21 December 2020.   All Court staff on duty are to report to work tomorrow.   Those staff who are unable to report to work due to road closure or substantial damage to their house as a result of Cyclone Yasa are to contact office of the Chief Registrar.   Justice Kamal Kumar Acting Chief Justice...

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High Court Judges Daniel Goundar And Salesi Temo Among Those Recognised For Role In Our Judiciary – Fiji Sun

High court judges Justices Daniel Goundar and Salesi Temo were presented their 50th Anniversary of Independence Medals at the State House in Suva yesterday by President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote. Justice Goundar said the medal was a kind gesture of appreciation by the State, and he felt honoured to be acknowledged for his role in serving country’s judiciary. He said Fiji as a nation, had built a reputation of being a strong and resilient country. “We continue to strive to build important institutions such as the judiciary so that the public’s confidence on the administration of justice is not lost, but advanced,” he...

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High Court Act – Legal Vacation

PURSUANT to section 28 of the High Court Act, I hereby order and direct that a Legal Vacation shall commence on Monday 14th December 2020 and conclude on Friday 15th January 2021 (both dates inclusive). During the period of the vacation the business of the High Court will be conducted as follows – (1) No Criminal or Civil Cases or Matters will be heard during the vacation except by direction of a Judge or Master; (2) Ordinarily process will be accepted in the registry throughout the vacation from Monday to Friday each week between the hours of 9.00am and 12.00 noon; (3) In cases of special urgency...

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