A ceremonial sitting of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will take place tomorrow, to mark the final in a series of events commemorating the Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders’ elevation to the office of CCJ President.
The event will be held at the House of Assembly at 1:00pm and will be broadcast live on the internet on the CCJ’s website at ccj.org.
The CCJ President stated “it is with much anticipation that I return to my home country to preside at this first sitting of the CCJ in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.”
“While I am a son of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, I have become a true Caribbean man, living in so many of our nations and working for over two decades in service to the region. However, it is always a distinct pleasure to be recognized in the place that is your first home”.
Judge of the CCJ, the Honourable Mr. Justice David Hayton will moderate the event, as well as, make his own remarks.
Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, will head the list of speakers who will pay tribute to Mr. Justice Saunders.
Other speakers include the Honourable Justice Dame Janice Pereira, Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court; the Honourable Mr. Jaundy Martin, Attorney General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; the Honourable Mr. Jomo Thomas, Speaker of the House, and Senior Counsel Mr. Reginald Armour, Chairman of the Council of Legal Education, who will make his presentation by video.