Trotman says National Assembly has never been involved in judicial appointments
- despite constitutional role
The National Assembly has never been asked to identify candidates for the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), according to Speaker Raphael Trotman, who says it would be willing and able to do its duty when required.
Trotman made this disclosure in response to comments made by attorney Christopher Ram in a commentary over the weekend on the fallout from the disbarment of Court of Appeal judge Rabi Sukul.
Ram noted that the Constitu-tion provides for the JSC to comprise not less than five and not more than six persons made up of three ex officio members–the Chancellor as Chairman, the Chief Justice and the Chairman of the Public Service Commission–and not less than two or more than three persons appointed by the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.