Category: Judiciary

CJ Palmer Opens 2023 Legal Year with Calls to Strengthen Judicial Independence

Fredrick Kusu- January 25, 2023

Hon. Chief Justice Sir. Albert Palmer has reiterated the need to strengthen judicial Independence in the country. Delivering his remarks at the official opening of ... Read More

‘A study found Solomon Islanders rely on traditional justice systems.’

admin- March 9, 2020

The 'Solomon Islands Access to Justice' study has concluded that most Solomon Islanders continue to rely on traditional justice systems. Both men and women rely ... Read More

Government lawyers’ strike notice ends today

admin- December 4, 2018

Court hammer. Photo credit: The Government Lawyers's 28 day strike notice lapse today December 4th. The Government Lawyer's Association is seeking to improve the ... Read More

Chief Magistrate John Numapo retires

admin- October 1, 2017

  Former Chief Magistrate John Numapo and the new Chief Magistrate Emma Garo with his going away present. Contributions of former Chief Magistrate, John Numapo ... Read More

Solomon Islands appoints first female Chief Magistrate

admin- September 15, 2017

  New Chief Magistrate Emma Garo Solomon Islands has appointed its first female Chief Magistrate. Emma Garo, a former public solicitor who served as Magistrate ... Read More


admin- January 22, 2017

The High Court of Solomon Islands. Photo credit: SIBC. The High Court administration and Magistrate registries have been called on to raise their performance standards. ... Read More


admin- January 17, 2017

The High Court of Solomon Islands. Photo credit: SIBC. The judiciary is yet to deal with a number of outstanding disciplinary cases against legal practitioners ... Read More