decrees signed by President of the Republic is that on the absorption into the corps 34 English Speaking pupil Magistrates (Common Law Magistrates).
First-Ever Common Law Magistrates Appointed
Hours after the close of the August 10, 2020 session of the Higher Judicial Council, the President of the Republic, Paul Biya proceeded with an in-depth overhaul of the judiciary in Cameroon.
Amongst the decrees signed by the President of the Republic is that on the absorption into the corps 34 English Speaking pupil Magistrates. These Magistrates are holders of the Diploma of the National School of Administration and Magistracy. They are of the Peace and Unity batch of 2017 – 2019 of ENAM.
For the first time in Cameroon, the President of the Republic signed a decree appointing English Speaking Judicial and Legal Officers in the North West and South West Courts of Appeal.
President also appointed Super scale Magistrate Angouing Michel Ange as the new Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Justice to replace Oyono Abah Marcel, retired.
Appointments at the Supreme Court in Cameroon
The President of the Republic also appointed new Presidents of three different benches of the Supreme Court. The heads include:
- Joseph Fongang Fokwe
- Daniel Eteki Ndoumbe
- Audit Bench:
- Yap Abdou
Special Criminal Court
The decrees also appointed Annie Noëlle Bahounoui as the new President of the Special Criminal Court.
The appointments made changes throughout the national territory with judicial and legal officers appointed in all the different Appeal and High courts nationwide.
Other decrees also promoted judicial and legal to super scale.
Magistrates were also elevated to super scale.
The President of the Republic also signed separate decrees to absorb Judicial and Legal officers in the corps as well as another integrating magistrate.
Magistrates and legal officers were also promoted in the series of decrees.
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