Term of non-permanent CFA judges 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 terms of office of a non-permanent judge from another common law jurisdiction and a non-permanent Hong Kong judge of the Court of Final Appeal for a period of three years:
     Non-Permanent Judge from Another Common Law Jurisdiction
     (commencing July 29, 2022)
     The Honourable Mr Justice William Gummow
     Non-Permanent Hong Kong Judge
     (commencing September 1, 2022)
     The Honourable Mr Justice Frank Stock, GBS
     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, May 6, 2022
Issued at HKT 17:00