JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS and DISCIPLINE PANEL
EXTENSION OF TIME TO LODGE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR APPOINTMENT AS THE ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSIONER OF THE KINGDOM OF TONGA
Deadline: 1200 Hours (Tongan Time) on Thursday 14th December 2023
The Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel, a standing committee of Privy Council, calls for expressions of interest from members of the Judiciary and of the legal profession seeking appointment as the first Anti-Corruption Commissioner in the Kingdom of Tonga.
To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must: -
- Hold or have held high judicial office; or
- Have been qualified to practice as legal counsel in the Kingdom of Tonga or in a Commonwealth Country for not less than fifteen years.
- Relevant experience is highly desirable, but not essential.
Anyone lodging an expression of interest is asked to provide full personal particulars; a detailed curriculum vitae; and any further material considered relevant to the appointment. At least two professional references and two-character references should also be provided together with contact details of those persons. Terms and conditions of service, will be provided to applicants who are shortlisted.
Expressions of interest should be sent by e-mail to the Judicial Panel at JADP [dot] TONGA [at] GMAIL [dot] COM to be received no later than 1200 Hours (Tongan Time) on Thursday 14th December 2023. All expressions of interest will be treated in the strictest confidence. Applicants who are short-listed by the Judicial Appointments and Discipline Panel will be invited to Interview and will be provided with details of the terms and conditions of service. The Panel will then make a recommendation for consideration by H.M. the King in Privy Council: the appointment is made by the King.
New Zealand applicants will be invited to interview at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Mayoral Drive, Central Auckland during the week commencing Monday 18th December 2023