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New Justice of the Peace Appointed

8 March 2021


Paul Bennett Sworn In As JP

On 17 November 2020, acting in accordance with section 7(3) read with 7(3A) of the Magistrates’ Court Ordinance 1968, and having complied with the requirements of section 161 of the Constitution, the Governor appointed Paul Bennett as a Justice of the Peace for Ascension.

On 18 February 2021 Paul was sworn in by His Excellency the Governor Dr Philip Rushbrook and joins Lisa Bailey, Jolene Sim, Fiona Benjamin and Martijn Smeets as Ascension Island Justices.