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    Chief Justice Anthony Gates: FICAC appeal dogged by duplicity of charges

Chief Justice Anthony Gates: FICAC appeal dogged by duplicity of charges

The duplicity of the charges against former Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka proved fatal to the Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption’s (FICAC) case, said Chief Justice Anthony Gates yesterday. This is

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    Analysis: Facts vs Waqavonovono’s Fiction

Analysis: Facts vs Waqavonovono’s Fiction

SODELPA’s one-time youth leader and now member Peter Waqavonovono, yesterday put out a very passionate message on his Facebook where he said that: 1.       The Chief Justice

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    Chief Justice Gates Clarifies:  Judges Appointed  by Commission, Not Government

Chief Justice Gates Clarifies: Judges Appointed by Commission, Not Government

The Judicial Services Commission has the authority to appoint or recommend members of the bench not the Government, says Chief Justice Anthony Gates. His remark comes after SODELPA candidate Tanya

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    Chief Justice To Rule On Rabuka Acquittal Two Days From Poll

Chief Justice To Rule On Rabuka Acquittal Two Days From Poll

  Chief Justice Anthony Gates will deliver judgment next month on an appeal against Social Demo­cratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) lead­er Sitiveni Rabuka’s acquittal in the Suva Magistrates Court last week.

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    Judiciary Independent: Chief Justice

Judiciary Independent: Chief Justice

  Chief Justice Anthony Gates is hoping that on the eve of the general elec­tion, the Judiciary is not brought into political debate. Justice Gates comments come after it was

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    High Court Matters For New Court Soon

High Court Matters For New Court Soon

  High Court criminal matters will soon be heard in the Nasinu courthouse. This was revealed during the new Nasinu Courthouse groundbreaking ceremony by Chief Justice Anthony Gates at Valelevu

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    Lawyer Mum Juggled Family, Study Time

Lawyer Mum Juggled Family, Study Time

  Being a mother and student at the same time was never an easy task, said Litea Tikoinayau. The mother of five was admitted to the bar by Chief Justice

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    Two New Additions To The Judiciary

Two New Additions To The Judiciary

Fiji’s judiciary welcomed another addition to its rank following the swearing-in of two resident magistrates yesterday at the State House. Resident Magistrate Timoci Qalinauci and Resident Magistrate Lisiate Fotofili were

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    Chief Justice Makes Submission

Chief Justice Makes Submission

The Registration of Sex Offenders Bill is expected to be one of the most difficult that has come before the Fijian Parliament. This was the view given by Chief Justice

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Go the Extra mile, CJ Urges Lawyers

  Go the Extra mile, CJ Urges Lawyers

Go the extra mile for people who seek your help! That’s the call from Chief Justice Anthony Gates when he

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Justice Gates Urges Lawyers To Remember ‘Less Fortunate

  Justice Gates Urges Lawyers To Remember ‘Less Fortunate

Chief Justice Anthony Gates reminded new lawyers to remember the less fortu­nate and urged them to offer their services pro

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Judges Must Allow Litigation To Flow: Gates

  Judges Must Allow Litigation To Flow: Gates

Judges must allow the litigation to flow and they would be wrong to interfere without proper cause when the counsel

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Chief Justice: Video Link To Be Used For Court Hearings

  Chief Justice: Video Link To  Be Used For Court Hearings

Video link facilities may soon be used for court hearings. This was confirmed by Chief Justice Anthony Gates during the

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Mother’s Final Words Drove Musuvanua To Achieve

  Mother’s Final Words Drove Musuvanua To Achieve

The words of his late mother were what drove Eparama Musuvanua to several jobs, culminating with being admitted to the

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Mother’s Final Words Drove Musuvanua to Achieve

  Mother’s Final Words Drove Musuvanua to Achieve

  The words of his late mother were what drove Eparama Musuvanua to several jobs, culminating with being admitted to

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Brutality Problem Wider Than Police: Gates

  Brutality Problem Wider Than Police: Gates

The problem of violence in the community is wider than just Police. We need to eradicate violence from our society.

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Sisters Admitted To tThe Bar

  Sisters Admitted To tThe Bar

  Two sisters were among the 25 barristers and solicitors who were admitted to the bar yesterday at the Holiday

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CJ Gates Responds To HIGGINS’ Comments On Our Judiciary

  CJ Gates Responds To HIGGINS’ Comments On Our Judiciary

It is not the result for or against the Government that proves a judiciary is independent, but rather the rightness

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New Resident Magistrate Sworn-In

  New Resident Magistrate Sworn-In

The President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote, yesterday swore-in the new Resident Magistrate, Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage, at the State House.

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‘Set Standards, Keep Them’

  ‘Set Standards, Keep Them’

Chief Justice Anthony Gates yesterday told the five legal practitioners admitted to the High Court in Suva to set their

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Thanks To Judiciary, Rape Victims Get Justice Quicker

  Thanks To Judiciary, Rape Victims Get Justice Quicker

Analysis: Almost daily, it seems, we have a rapist being sent to jail by the judiciary. Judges are making it

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Police Officer Achieves Lifelong Dream

  Police Officer Achieves Lifelong Dream

  A 20 year dream became a reality for a 42-year-old Detective Sergeant with the Fiji Police Force after he

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‘Understand Equality’

  ‘Understand Equality’

Chief Justice Anthony Gates says one of the most important provisions in the Constitution is to understand the importance of

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More JPs In Islands: A-G

  More JPs In  Islands: A-G

For the first time, Justices of the Peace (JPs) will be stationed in Kabara, Vanuabalavu and Qarani, Gau. Two new

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Courts Should Acknowledge Technology

  Courts Should Acknowledge Technology

Chief Justice Anthony Gates intends to issue a directive to ensure a trial on probate matter is held at a

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Under Fire

  Under Fire

The Auditor-General’s Office has misinterpreted the Constitution and acted beyond its powers granted by it, says Chief Justice Anthony Gates

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