The Hon. Mr. Justice Saunders Sworn in as New CCJ President

4 Jul 2018

The Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders was installed as the third President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica by His Excellency, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J, Governor General of Jamaica. The ceremony was held on July 4th, ahead of the Opening of the 39thRegular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Caricom’s 45th Anniversary. The ceremony was attended by the Heads of Governments of the CARICOM countries.

 

 In his remarks, the 3rd CCJ President, a national of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, noted “as I take up the responsibilities of President of the CCJ, I consider myself to be exceptionally fortunate. I have been preceded in that office by two outstanding Caribbean jurists and I was privileged to have enjoyed a close collegial relationship with both of them.  Each in his own way, Mr. Justice de la Bastide and Sir Dennis Byron, have contributed to the solid platform upon which the Court now rests.”

 

 

Access the full Media release here: CCJ Media Release 29_2018