Term of non-permanent CFA judge extended

The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Chief Executive has accepted the recommendation of the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal to extend the term of office of the Right Honourable the Lord Millett, GBS as a non-permanent judge from another common law jurisdiction of the Court of Final Appeal for a period of three years commencing July 28, 2018.
     The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance provides for a list of non-permanent Hong Kong judges and a list of judges from other common law jurisdictions. The term of appointment of such judges is three years. That term may be extended for one or more periods of three years by the Chief Executive acting in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Justice.

Ends/Friday, July 20, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:00