Vacancy: Appointment for Justice of Appeal

A vacancy exists for a post of Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal of Seychelles.

Applications are invited from persons who are qualified under Article 122 of the Constitution of Seychelles.

The person must be suitably qualified in law and can effectively, competently and impartially discharge the functions of the office of Justices of Appeal under the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles.

The appointee should preferably hold or have held high judicial office in Seychelles or elsewhere in the Commonwealth with at least 5 years of experience as an appellate Judge at the level of an Apex Court.

The appointee should have had experience in dealing with civil cases based on French jurisprudence.

The Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a judgement, direction, decision, declaration, decree, writ or order of the Supreme Court and such other appellate jurisdiction as may be conferred upon the Court of Appeal by this Constitution and by or under an Act.

The salary, pension, gratuity, allowances and benefits attached to the post are set out in Section 9(1) of the Judiciary Act No. 9 of 2008, as amended by Acts 16 of 2009 and 28 of 2013.

The attention of applicants is drawn to the Constitutional Appointments Authority Rules on the “Selection and Appointment of Judicial Officers” and Schedule 2, which can be viewed  on the Authority’s website

Schedule 2 of the CAA Rules duly filled including CVs, legal qualifications should reach the office of the Chairman of the Constitutional Appointments on or before Monday 7th February 2022.

Applications may be submitted electronically.


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