Nine acting judges appointed

Acting warrants announced for the District, Family, and Employment Courts

Nine acting judges appointed

Attorney-General David Parker has announced the following nine acting warrants for the District, Family, and Employment Courts:

Anthony Peter Christiansen and Philip James Recordon, retired District Court judges, have been appointed acting judges of the District Court for a term of two years commencing 17 April 2020 and 4 April 2020, respectively.

David John Harvey, retired District Court judge, has been appointed acting judge of the District Court, and has also been given the criminal jurisdiction, for a term commencing 5 March 2020 to 31 December 2021.

Timothy Hindmarsh Druce, retired judge of the District Court, has been appointed acting judge of the District Court, to exercise the jurisdiction of the Family Court jurisdiction, for a two-year term commencing 12 December 2019.

Lawrence Irwin Hinton, who is retiring as a District Court judge, has been appointed as acting judge of the District Court. He will also exercise criminal jurisdiction during his two-year term that begins 29 December 2019.

Allan Christopher Roberts, retired judge of the District Court, has been appointed acting judge of the District Court, including criminal jurisdiction, for one year commencing 30 January 2020.

David Christopher Ruth, retiring as judge of the District Court, has been appointed acting judge of the District Court, including criminal jurisdiction, for two years from 27 March 2020.

David Graham Smith, retiring District Court judge, has been appointed acting judge of the District Court. He will also exercise criminal jurisdiction and Family Court jurisdiction during his two-year term that starts 21 February 2020.

Mark Eversfield Perkins, retired Employment Court judge, has been appointed as acting judge of the Employment Court. His 1-year term begins 28 December 2019.

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