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Video: Hargun Sworn In As New Chief Justice

Video: Hargun Sworn In As New Chief Justice

Narinder Hargun was officially sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Bermuda in a ceremony at Government House this morning [July 16] and you can watch the live replay below.In April of this year, the Governor announced the appointment of Mr Hargun as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, with Mr Hargun replacing the former Chief Justice Dr... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Inappropriate To Raise This Issue’

OBA: ‘Inappropriate To Raise This Issue’

“Narinder Hargun is Bermudian and the fact that he was born elsewhere does not make him less Bermudian,” Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden said, adding that “it was inappropriate to raise this issue during the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council.” In April of this year, the Governor announced the appointment of Mr... Read more of this article

OBA: Language & Reference Was Offensive

OBA: Language & Reference Was Offensive

“The language and reference made by Minister Burch was offensive,” Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden said this evening, adding that it is “difficult to understand Minister Burch’s remark as anything other than a slur against Mr. Hargun based on his ethnicity.” “That the Minister thinks it appropriate to take cheap shots... Read more of this article

OBA Leader On New Chief Justice Appointment

OBA Leader On New Chief Justice Appointment

Governor John Rankin today [April 25] announced the appointment of Mr Narinder Hargun as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, from 14 July 2018. Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden tonight said, “I welcome the decision by His Excellency the Governor to accept the recommendation of the Judicial and Legal Services Committee to name Narinder... Read more of this article

Premier: “An Affront To Elected Government”

Premier: “An Affront To Elected Government”

“An affront to the elected Government of Bermuda,” Premier David Burt today after the Governor announced Narinder Hargun as the new Chief Justice, with the Premier saying that the Governor is required to consult with the Premier, and the Governor did consult with him and he “shared with him that this Government could not support the recommendation.” The... Read more of this article

Narinder Hargun Appointed New Chief Justice

Narinder Hargun Appointed New Chief Justice

[Updated] Governor John Rankin has announced the appointment of Mr Narinder Hargun as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, from 14 July 2018. He replaces Chief Justice Dr Ian Kawaley who announced last year he would be stepping down in July. Governor Rankin said “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Narinder Hargun as Bermuda’s... Read more of this article