Senior Judiciary Appointments (Disregard of Age of Candidates) Bill 2016-17

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in Local News

Keith has presented a Bill to the House of Commons regarding Senior Judiciary Appointments. The Bill’s long and short titles can be found below:

Summary of the Senior Judiciary Appointments (Disregard of Age of Candidates) Bill 2016-17

A Bill to require those responsible for the selection and interviewing of candidates for, and appointment to, the posts of Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the President of the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of England and Wales, the Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England and the President of the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales to disregard the age of applicants under 70 years of age; and for connected purposes.