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Privy Council okays judge’s sacking

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THE PRIVY COUNCIL in England has endorsed the decision of a commission of inquiry to dismiss a judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands for “serious misconduct”.Recommendation for the removal from office of Justice Priya Levers was made by a tribunal on which Barbados’ former Chief Justice, Sir David Simmons, was one of three members.Headed by Sir Andrew Leggat, and including Sir Philip Otton – both former judges of the Court of Appeal in England, the tribunal was established in 2008 by Governor of the Cayman Islands, Stuart Jack, to probe controversial behaviour by Justice Levers.

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