Fiji Time: 2:10 PM on Friday 24 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Chief Justice outlines courthouse upgrade plans

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Saturday, February 08, 2014

Update: 2:32PM THE Judicial Department will be focused on upgrading various court facilities around the country, says Chief Justice Anthony Gates.

Justice Gates made these comments as he welcomed 23 new lawyers to the bar on Friday.

"I can report that there will be a continuance this year of the court building program. We will continue to repair and modernise our courts," said Justice Gates. 

"We will restore Government Buildings including the clock tower, to commence the new Lautoka High Court building, and to press on with outer station courthouse improvements. 

"In particular this concerns the Magistrates Courts at Nadi, Ba and Rakiraki, as well as Nabouwalu, Taveuni and  Vunidawa." 

Justice Gates also mentioned the work which will be undertaken to ensure all courts have recording facilities.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65090.6319
JPY 54.714051.7140
GBP 0.38790.3799
EUR 0.45160.4396
NZD 0.69980.6668
AUD 0.64240.6174
USD 0.48950.4725

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Rich kids', $13m in trust fund
  2. Kicked out
  3. Lack of jobs top concern
  4. Moneylenders warned
  5. 242 nursing vacancies
  6. Fijian identity 'unifies'
  7. Luveni offers condolences
  8. Be 'smart'
  9. $3 million spent to resolve complaints
  10. Khan probe continues

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  3. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Uni urges Fijians to apply for NZ grants Monday (20 Mar)
  5. RKS retains Tailevu Zone title Wednesday (22 Mar)
  6. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)
  7. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  8. QVS blue ribbon king to miss Coke Games Wednesday (22 Mar)
  9. Minister issues maternity benefits warning Tuesday (21 Mar)
  10. Stars back Tuesday (21 Mar)