New Chief Justice named as Justice Michael Hargreaves Whitten

Ko e 'Eiki Fakamaau Lahi fo'ou ke kamata ngāue 'i Tonga ko Michael Heagreaves Whitten mei 'Aositelēlia ke ne fetongi 'a Owen Paulsen. 'E kamata ngāue 'a Whitten 'i Sepitema 'aho 2.

Justice Michael Hargreaves Whitten will be the new Supreme Court Chief Justice, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice has confirmed to Kaniva news. Justice Whitten from Australia will replace former Chief Justice Owen Paulsen, who has been appointed an Associate Judge of the High Court of New Zealand.   Paulsen has been the kingdom’s top…

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