Hon. Judges and Master of the High Court
H.E. Mr. Sheldon Yett, UNICEF Representative
H.E. Mr. Sujiro Seam, Head of Delegation, European Union
Their Excellencies, the High Commissioners and Ambassadors
Ms Jennifer Poole, Permanent Secretary for Women, Children &
Mr. Rashmi Aslam, Deputy Commissioner, FICAC
UNICEF Pacific and Fiji Representatives
Mr. Shahin Ali, Director Legal Aid Commission
Mr. Apakuki Qura, Deputy Commissioner of Corrections
Mr. Wylie Clarke, President, Fiji Law Society
Mr. Jesh Kumar, Project Planning Officer, Office of the Prime Minister
Ms Miliana Tarai, Legal Services Manager, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre
Ms Meresiana Krishna, Child Rights Officer, Save the Children Fiji
Members of the Secretariat and IT Section
It is my pleasure to present this Bench Book on Children which aims to help judicial officers fulfil their duty to protect and ensure the best interests of all children who come before the Courts, whether as a complainant, witness, or offender in criminal proceedings, or as a party in family and civil proceedings. This Bench Book compiles relevant national laws and procedures, applicable case law, international standards, and national and international best practices for dealing with children who come into contact with the justice system.
Hon. Acting Chief Justice Mr. Justice Kamal Kumar
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Honourable Attorney-General of Fiji Mr. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum (National Authorized Officer – Access to Justice Project)
His Excellency Mr. Sujiro Seam, European Union Head of Delegation for the Pacific
Mr. Levan Bouadze, Resident Representative of the UNDP Pacific
Mr. Michal Krejza, Head of Corporation, European Union
Director of Public Prosecutions
Deputy Commissioner FICAC
President, Fiji Law Society
Director Legal Aid Commission
Director Fiji Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination Commission
Representatives from European Union and UNDP
Members of E-filing Committee
Thank you all for your presence here to witness the signing of E-filing Installation Contract for Judicial Department.
One of the key aspects of providing Access to Justice is to ensure...
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...
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...
His Excellency Mr. Sujiro Seam, Head of Delegation, European Union for the Pacific
Hon. Madam Justice Wati, Chairperson of NJEC
Ms Julie Vandassen, Technical Advisor, Access to Justice Project - UNDP
Ms Debra Williams, Finance and Administration Associate, Access to Justice Project - UNDP
Ms Tomoko Kashiwazaki, Communications Specialist, Access to Justice Project - EU
Secretariat and IT Staff
I welcome you all to the opening ceremony of 2020 Magistrates Workshop to be held over the next three (3) days.
I have much pleasure in extending a very warm welcome to our Chief Guest His Excellency Mr. Sujiro Seam to...
Honourable Judges of the High Court
Her Excellency the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Fiji
and Dean of Law School, Professor Shaista Shameem
Honourable Mr. Justice Jiten Singh, Senior Lecturer
Head of Department – Law, Fiji National University, Ms Adarshani Vikash
Director, Legal Aid Commission, Mr. Shahin Ali
Newly appointed President, Fiji Law Society, Mr. William Clarke
Newly admitted Legal Practitioners
Family and Friends
It’s a pleasure to be the first to thank you and congratulate you for being sworn in as Lawyers. I extend a warm welcome to all the relatives and guests of the newly admitted Legal Practitioners who are present here today. I also...