Appointment of Judge and Magistrate

Dr Toni Abela and Dr Grazio Mercieca were today appointed to the Bench of Judges and the Bench of Magistrates respectively. In a ceremony held this morning at The Palace in Valletta, the two new members of the Judiciary took their oath of office and oath of allegiance in the presence of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. Present at the ceremony were the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice, the Minister responsible for Justice as well as family members of the the new judge and the new magistrate.