MEDIA ADVISORY

EVENT: Ceremonial Sitting of the Court to mark the elevation of the Hon. Mr Justice Saunders to the office of President of Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

DATE: Friday, 13th July 2018

LOCATION: COURTROOM 1, CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE 134 HENRY STREET, PORT OF SPAIN
(Livestream link: http://bit.ly/SSTnT)

TIME: 09:30am – 11:30am AST

ITEM OF MEDIA INTEREST: Key office holders from throughout the region will pay tribute to
the Hon. Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders on his assumption to the
office of President of the CCJ. Sitting with the CCJ Judges will be
the Chief Justices of Barbados, Belize, the Eastern Caribbean
Supreme Court, Trinidad and the Chancellor of the Judiciary of
Guyana.

Attendees will include: The Ministers of Finance, National
Security, Planning & Development, and Communications and
Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs
of Trinidad and Tobago. Also attending will be the President of
the Appeal Court in Jamaica and the President of the Law
Association of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Schedule of Proceedings is below
The special sitting will be live-streamed can be viewed via the link using a web browser such as Google
Chrome Mozilla Firefox. No login information is required. Representatives of the media attending the
sitting are reminded that cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom. However, a link to a
downloadable file of the proceedings, both audio and video, will be provided to local and regional media
houses approximately an hour after the end of the sitting. Opportunities for interviews and photos, with the
CCJ President and other dignitaries, will be arranged.

Due to space limitations, representatives from the media houses will be accommodated in Courtroom 2.
You are encouraged to confirm your attendance either by telephone or email to the Public Education and
Communications Unit by email to pecu@ccj.org or by calling 1 (868) 623-2225 extns. 2296 or 2260.

SPECIAL SITTING TO MARK THE ASSUMPTION OF THE HON. MR. JUSTICE ADRIAN SAUNDERS
AS PRESIDENT OF THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE

Before the Honourables: Mr. Justice Saunders – President, CCJ Mr. Justice Jacob Wit, Judge of the CCJ
Mr. Justice David Hayton, Judge of the CCJ
Mr. Justice Winston Anderson, Judge of the CCJ
Mme. Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee, Judge of the CCJ
Mr. Justice Denys Barrow, Judge of the CCJ

ORDER OF PROGRAMME
The Hon. Mr. Justice Jacob Wit
Judge, Caribbean Court of Justice
The Hon. Mr. Justice Ivor Archie, ORTT
Chief Justice, The Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
The Hon. Sir Marston Gibson, KA,
Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of Barbados and
The Hon. Mme. Yonette Cummings-Edwards, CCH,
Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of Guyana – representing the Conference of Judiciaries of CARICOM

The Hon. Mr. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP
Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs – representing The Hon. Mr. Faris Al-Rawi,
Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago
Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine
Dean, Faculty of Law, the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Mme. Justice Sandra Oxner (Ret’d), O.C., DCL (Hon.), LL.D (Hon.)
Founding President, Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute
Mr. Douglas Mendes, SC
President, Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago
Ms. Liesel Weekes,
President of the Barbados Bar Association and
Mr. Kamal Ramkarran
President of the Bar Association of Guyana – representing Bar Associations of the Appellate Jurisdictions of the CCJ
Mr. Wainwright Iton
Former Chairman, Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange
Professor David S. Berry
Dean, Faculty of Law, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
The Hon. Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders
President, Caribbean Court of Justice (Response)

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